De Blasio Challenger Wants To Cut Pollution With Green Garbage FleetDemocrat Sal Albanese declared that when he becomes mayor he'll replace the city's diesel powered garbage trucks with natural gas fueled models.
NYU Professor Becomes Sanitation Worker, Learns About City Through Its TrashRobin Nagle is the New York Sanitation Department's very own anthropologist-in-residence -- and for several months, a garbage woman.
New Yorkers Hope End Is Near For Mounds Of Filthy SnowThe weather is finally warming up, but New York's sidewalks and streets are still covered with the remnants of the long, messy winter.
New York City Expands Pilot Program For Organic Waste Collection The pilot project to separate left over food, leaf, and yard waste is expanding to 70,000 homes.
Brutal Winter Sent NYC Sanitation Dept. Snow Budget Into The RedThe relentless snow this winter caused the New York City Department of Sanitation to go over budget by $75 million.
Winter Storm To Dump More Snow As It Enters Day 2Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it's all over.
De Blasio: Primary Roads 'In Good Shape'A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for most of the region as a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall throughout the day.
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.