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Deutsch Funds Graffiti, Trash Removal For B/Q Subway Overpasses From Avenue...

The trash problem beneath the Brighton line subway overpasses in Midwood and Sheepshead Bay is finally going to get a little better after years of complaints...

Another Day Documenting 86th Street’s Trash Problem

Really, people. Is it that hard to hit the garbage can? This poor tree was just hanging out on 86th Street and 20th Avenue when someone decided...

After Complaints, Waldbaum’s Keeps Parking Lot Clean

A spotless Waldbaums parking lot sat silently in the dark Autumn evening. The grocery chain, which nests at 18th Avenue and New Utrecht, has...

Deutsch’s Do-ers Clean Up Avenue U As Part Of Larger Anti-Trash...

Councilman Chaim Deutsch hosted his second community cleanup on Sunday, with volunteers turning out to sweep the sidewalks and gutters of Avenue U between...

Deutsch Funds Additional Basket Pickups On Major Streets; Announces Volunteer Cleanup...

The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman Chaim Deutsch: Community-minded volunteers will gather on Sunday, August 17th to participate in Council...

Is Removing Public Trash Bins The Answer To Our Litter Problem?

It's not the first time we've asked that question, and the answer we've gotten in the past from readers and local officials is "No." Yet,...

Is Residential Dumping Really To Blame For 86th Street’s Garbage Problem?

When it comes to the local litter problem, the Sanitation Department and area leaders frequently point their fingers at neighbors who illegally dump their household...

Boro Sanitation Chief Tours Sheepshead Bay Road, Agrees That “Immediate Action...

The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: Trash problems and summer heat are a bad mix, and Assemblyman Steven...

Photo: Avenue U Garbage Situation Is “Appalling”

The photo above was taken this morning on Avenue U and East 14th Street. According to reader Tracy M., it's indicative of "the appalling state...

Photo: Chikurin’s Private Garbage Carter Needs To Do A Better Job

So this is what I stumbled across on my walk to the coffee shop this morning, a putrid stream of slop and waste stretching...

Photo: In Lieu Of Garbage Can, Put Garbage Here

GARBAGE GAZETTE: I'm sorry, but people are dopes. I certainly don't understand the point of these little garbage can prisons, but I also don't understand...

Garbage Theory #4: Clean Streets… For Now

GARBAGE GAZETTE: In our last edition of Garbage Gazette: Garbage Theory, we deemed the corner "officially a mess" after Sanitation workers failed to empty it on their...

Garbage Theory #3: And The Pile Grows…

GARBAGE GAZETTE: With the trash bin long past full, people have started delicately balancing coffee cups and other wonderful decorations in nooks in the trash...

Garbage Theory: And Now It Overflows

GARBAGE GAZETTE: As we promised yesterday, we're keeping an eye on a newly-placed public trash bin that reappeared after more than two years at Avenue...

It’s Back! Return Of East 14th Street Trash Bin Gives Chance...

GARBAGE GAZETTE: As of last week, a new public garbage can sits on the northeast corner of Avenue Z and East 14th Street - and...