Councilman Wants To Crack Down On People Who Toss Litter From CarsCity Councilman Steve Matteo says it’s no longer enough to organize cleanups. So he’s introduced a package of bills to crack down on littering.
Litterbugs Hard At Work In Parts Of Long IslandThe worst litterbugs in New York state appear to be on Long Island. How bad is the situation? State Department of Transportation crews picked up 18 tons of garbage in honor of Earth Day.
Yonkers Residents Can Earn Cash For Helping To Crack Down On Illegal DumpingYonkers officials want people to report illegal dumping and littering by snapping a photo or video. The information you provide could earn you a big reward.
Hikers Complain Harriman State Park’s Trails Are Littered With TrashMany regulars say the problem has multiplied over the past year, and the park says it doesn’t have the manpower to keep up with the cleanup.
Litter Bugs Are Costing Taxpayers Millions To Clean State Roads On Long IslandFriday was Earth Day, but that's not why crews were out in force cleaning up the roadways on Long Island.
Survey: Cigarette Butts Are Most Littered ItemAccording to the group Legacy, there were 287 billion cigarettes sold in the U.S. in 2011, the most recent year with data available. Of those, seven billion were sold in New York.
NYC To Reduce Number Of Street FairsNew York City plans to reduce the number of street fairs and their hours following complaints from communities that the fairs create traffic congestion, noise and litter.