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Tag: Department of Sanitation

Church Avenue Targeted In Mayor’s New Clean Streets Campaign

If you live or work along Church Avenue, it's hard not to notice the litter that scars sections of it. City officials say that...

What’s Up With That Giant Snow Pile Blocking Bay Parkway?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=336m4dZnglE In the aftermath of Winter Storm Jonas, the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) did a kickass job at getting our streets clear and functioning in...

Neighbor Asks For Help Clearing Snow Mountain In Manhattan Beach

It appears the Department of Sanitation, in their effort to quickly clear the roads after this weekend's record-breaking blizzard, has created a treacherous crossing on...

Job Alert: Snow Shovelers Wanted By DSNY – $13.50/Hour

As the cleanup from this weekend’s blizzard continues, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia put out a call today for additional...

A Trash Talk Interview With The Park Slope Pile

A pile of trash comes with its strong olfactory challenges. And even stronger opinions. The Park Slope Pile is a collection of trash that can often be...

Blizzard Watch For Saturday: Here’s What You Need To Know

There's a potential blizzard headed our way on Saturday and Mayor de Blasio has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory, so grab a good book...

What’s Open, Closed, And Happening On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Whether you plan to spend Martin Luther King, Jr. Day reflecting on the nation's unrest, taking in a movie at a local theater, or,...

Treecycle your Holiday Tree (Sponsored)

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to ring in the New Year! Get a fresh start by recycling your holiday tree at...

Here’s What The Department Of Sanitation Is Doing With Your Old...

Nicky Nguyen leaves pink recycling bags on the curb. (Photo by Camila Cibils) Nicky Nguyen carried two hot-pink plastic bags out of his house in...

Tonight: Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association Hosts Sanitation Officials To Discuss Snow Removal

With winter on its way, the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association will host Department of Sanitation Community Affairs Officer Iggie Terranova Thursday night to discuss the...

In Preparation For Winter, Greenfield Pushes For Snow Removal On Pedestrian...

Snow season is around the corner, and while neighbors are fined when they fail to clear the sidewalks in front of their homes --...

‘Absolutely Disgusting’ Gravesend Bay Dredging Caught On Camera

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZbq4YY_gb8&feature=youtu.be Assemblyman William Colton is outraged over raw footage which appears to show a moving construction container dropping black sludge and debris into Gravesend Bay. Dredging at the site of the controversial...

Curbside Organics Collection Expands To North Slope And Gowanus

The expanded organic waste recycling program began in our area this past Monday, and will happen on your regular garbage days. You’ll now be...

Company Running Illegal For-Profit Clothing Bins Fined By State Attorney General

A company operating some of the illegal, for-profit clothing collection bins that have popped up around the neighborhood over the last few years has agreed to pay $50,000 in...

Department Of Sanitation Tests Clothing Recycling Program In District 11

Here's the deal with that packet of pink bags from the Department of Sanitation. Each year, New Yorkers throw away more than 200,000 tons of clothing...