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.
Metro North Workers Seen Ignoring Giant Trash Pile Growing Dangerously Close To New York Train TracksA quick search of Metro North's Twitter feed would lead you to believe the agency considers trash on the tracks a safety issue. Metro North said a tiny bit of trash "isn't safe or pretty."
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.
Trash Dumped At Site Of Memorial For 6 Victims Killed In Newark FireCrews in Newark were removing huge mounds of trash Tuesday, after they were dumped at the site of a memorial set up in honor of six family members killed in a fire this summer.
Westchester County Warns Residents Against Construction Debris In TrashWestchester County is cracking down on what people put in their trash after an influx of construction debris showed up at the curb over the past six months.
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.
Piles Of Trash Infuriate Many Brooklyn Residents, City CouncilmanResidents in parts of Brooklyn have said enough is enough when it comes to trash littering their neighborhoods.
One Man's Trash: MTA Auctions Off Lost, Surplus Items OnlineAs the idiom goes, "One man's trash is another man's treasure."
MTA To Remove Trash Bins At 8 Additional Subway Stations As Part Of Pilot Program The MTA said it's trying to reduce the subway rodent population and the amount of refuse pick-up in the stations.
Dispute Causes Garbage To Pile Up In Long Island Towndispute between a Long Island town and a privately-owned refuse carting service over trash bags has prevented the pick up and disposal of resident’s trash for days.
MTA's Trash Can Free Subway Experiment Succeeding!There were predictions the subway stations in an MTA experiment that removed trash cans would become landfills with rails. But there is early evidence the riding public is on board with the concept.
City Council Members Slam Plan To Charge Non-Profits For Trash PickupCouncil members from all five boroughs are vowing to stop a Bloomberg administration plan to charge non-profits for garbage pickup.
Police Find Body In Brooklyn Trash Fire Police discovered the body just before 4 a.m. Thursday on Hendrickson Street after getting a call about a garbage fire.
Bird Problem Fears Grow Over Proposed Garbage Station Near LaGuardia RunwayIt’s being viewed by many as a bird-brained idea from city and federal officials, putting a garbage transfer station right in the flight path of planes flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.
Justin Gignac Turns New York City Trash Into ArtFor the past ten years, artist Justin Gignac has been packaging and selling plain old city trash to collectors around the world.