Changes In Recycling Pickup Leaves Mountains Of Trash Bags On UWS StreetsPiles of trash have been blocking sidewalks in the Manhattan neighborhood, as Upper West Side residents wait for a much-needed pickup.
Wednesday Warm-Up Allows For Some Snow And Ice Removal In New York CityTaking advantage of a brief "warm" spell, an army of sanitation workers spent all day Wednesday trying to clear city streets of ice and snow. But many residents were wondering why they had not seen trucks and plows sooner.
Some Residents Perplexed By New York City's Lack Of Snow And Ice RemovalThe city suspended alternate side parking again Tuesday for snow removal. But some drivers said they still had to maneuver around mounds of snow and ice.
Snow, Frigid Temps Cause Slick Roads Across Tri-State AreaCommuters faced some hazardous travel conditions during the morning rush hour on Tuesday.
Officials Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Is Socked With Snow, Bitter Cold This WeekendThe extreme cold will last throughout the weekend with Sunday being the worse for some areas where it will feel like below zero.
Dept. Of Sanitation: Times Square Saw 48 Tons Of Trash On New Year's EveAs New Yorkers and tourists alike filed out of the Crossroads of the World, a small army of sanitation workers descended on the area to remove party hats, confetti, noise makers and other trash.
Christmas Tree Recycling Program Begins Monday In NYCThe Department of Sanitation will collect trees and turn them into compost starting Monday. The program will run through Friday, Jan. 16.
New NY State Law Requires Recycling Of Most Home, Personal ElectronicsThe electronics covered in the new law include computers, televisions, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, printers/scanners, video game consoles, MP3 players, tablets and small servers.