NYC Parks Department Struggles To Maintain Parks Due To Limited Staff, Budget CutsAs trash keeps piling up around the five boroughs, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new initiative.
Garbage-Covered Home In Queens Finally Gets Cleaned After Piling Up Over $300,000 In FinesThe owners of a rental home on 118th Street in Jamaica were hauling away bags of trash from their property all evening on Thursday.
Demanding Answers: NYC Homeowner Racks Up More Than $300,000 In Fines For Home Covered In GarbageSome Queens residents are frustrated with a neighbor's home that is covered in garbage. The homeowner has received thousands of dollars in fines, yet nothing has been done.
MTA Trashes Pilot Program Removing Garbage Cans From Subway StationsThe experiment was intended to encourage commuters to bring their trash with them as they traveled.
Residents, Business Owners Want City To Curb East 86th Street Trash ProblemEast 86th Street is home to some wonderfully pricey real estate. It's also home to a pig sty of a sidewalk between Lexington and 3rd on the south side of the street.
Insects Feast On NYC Trash, Play 'Bug' Role In Garbage DisposalResearchers suspect some of the biggest eaters are ants, who are chowing down on food that might otherwise go to rats and other vermin.
Bride Digs Through Trash At City Dump In Fruitless Search For Wedding DressA garbage dump that takes trash from Manhattan's Upper East Side was the last place that the newlywed wanted to be, but the young woman said she had to go through every single bag in the warehouse.
Lawmaker Screams Environmental Racism After Hamptons Garbage Shipped To His TownA Long Island community was upset Monday, outraged that garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns is being held in their town until state officials can figure out how to send it to a landfill out of state.
Boomer & Carton: Taking Out The GarbageBoomer and Craig discuss which prominent athletes they think take out the garbage and which ones do not...
Sanitation Tackling Trash Backlog Following Repeated SnowstormsNew Yorkers have been complaining that trash is piling up amid the snow lately, but a Department of Sanitation official asked for patience as crews catch up.
Astoria Residents Call On City To Add Garbage Pickup As Trash Piles Up"We used to have three pickups a day here in Astoria. We are down to one," New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who represents the area, said.