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Tag: Department of Sanitation

“Little Pakistan” Clean-Up Day This Sunday

There will be a neighborhood-led clean-up in "Little Pakistan" (Coney Island and Foster Avenues) this Sunday, September 17, from 5 to 8pm. It is organized...

Expanded Organics Collection Has Arrived At Last!

Some people have brownstone envy. I have brown-bin envy. I often find myself strolling along some Brooklyn street that is just peppered with those increasingly...

200 Volunteers Clean Up Trash-Ridden Bensonhurst Streets

On Saturday, more than 200 young volunteers worked to clean up Bensonhurst. The clean-up event on Saturday, June 17, was a part of the bigger...

Additional Sanitation Pickups For Passover

Just a quick reminder to everyone cleaning and getting their homes ready for Passover: NYC Sanitation department has added the following special pickups in...

Zero Waste Fall Leaf Collection Begins This Weekend

This weekend, the NYC Department of Sanitation is collecting your fallen leaves for composting, which they will use to support street trees and parks. Composting...

Can The East 16th Street Zombie Lot Rise From The Dead?

The hulking, rusting trash heap growing in the vacant lot at 210 East 16th Street, behind the Beverley Road Q station, has taken on a...

Can The East 16th Street Zombie Lot Rise From The Dead?

The hulking, rusting trash heap growing in the vacant lot at 210 East 16th Street, behind the Beverley Road Q station, has taken on a...

Metal Flies Off Roof Of Half-Finished Southwest Brooklyn Waste Transfer Station...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRfcU9kTkNI&feature=youtu.be The fierce winds earlier this week caused a six-foot long piece of metal to blow off the roof of the nearly-completed Southwest Brooklyn Waste Transfer...

Shuttered Ulmer Park Library Becomes Neighborhood Eyesore [Updated]

Ulmer Park Library (2602 Bath Avenue), which has been shuttered for a year and half and was supposed to reopen this summer, is still...

Free Electronic Waste Pick-Up For Seniors & People With Disabilities

Not sure what to do with that broken air conditioner? Councilman Mark Treyger has announced that his office is offering free electronic waste removal and...

City Council Passes Bill To Protect Sandy Victims From Sanitation &...

City Council unanimously passed a package of bills sponsored by City Councilmembers Mark Treyger and Alan Maisel yesterday, protecting homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy...

Sanitation Workers Who Wished Donald Trump Would Help Them Fight A...

The two Sanitation Department workers who were caught on video blocking traffic and then threatening a complaining driver with deportation and Donald Trump are back...

Diary Of Neglect: One Corner On Church Avenue

UPDATE: Department of Sanitation spokeswoman Kathy Dawkins told us this morning that "the condition" at the northwest corner of Buckingham Road and Church Avenue...

Sanitation Worker Arrested For Harassing Former Girlfriend In 70th Precinct

A sanitation worker was arrested this morning in our area for violating an order of protection obtained by his former girlfriend, police said. James Jones,...

Sanitation Worker Arrested For Chucking Trash At Jesus In Borough Park

A crazed sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday after he was seen chucking trash at a cross bearing the image of Jesus in Borough Park. Cops...