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Yorkville »

City Plans to Rip Out Trees Ahead of Work on Marine Transfer Station

The trees are set to be ripped up at the Asphalt Green athletic complex Friday.

Park Slope »

Expanded Park Slope and Gowanus Compost Pickup Kicks Off Monday

Compost and other organic waste will be picked up during garbage day starting on May 19. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

City Hits Block Association With $40K in Fines for Hanging Event Posters

The West 45th/46th Street Block Association received 199 summonses for advertising a free movie.

Tottenville »

Sanitation Worker Stole 240 Gallons of Gas from Work, Prosecutors Say

John DiBerardino, 46, was arrested for taking the gasoline and leaving it in his Tottenville backyard.

Astoria »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean Up Commercial Streets in Astoria

Nonprofit workers will clean street litter and trash cans on 31st Street, 30th Avenue and Broadway.

Forest Hills »

Newly Designed Recycling Bins Debut in Forest Hills

New bins have been placed in several spots along Austin Street.

Crown Heights »

For-Profit Clothing 'Donation' Bins on the Rise

The Sanitation Department has hauled away almost 60 bins in just nine months.

Civic Center »

Environmental Protection Boss to Take Over Department of Sanitation

Kathryn Garcia will take over the Sanitation Department when John Doherty leaves at the end of March.

Civic Center »

Long-Serving Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty to Resign

Doherty faced record snow and criticism over the city's response.

Upper West Side »

'High-End' Recycling Bins Make Upper West Side Debut

Thousands of the new receptacles will be rolled out across the city by April 1.

Great Kills »

Staten Island Has Least Snow Removal Equipment in City, Council Report Says

A city council report showed the borough had the least amount of plows.

Park Slope »

With Easter Weeks Away, Christmas Trees Still Litter Park Slope Sidewalks

Residents are wondering if the tree trash will ever be picked up.

Midtown »

De Blasio Buries Hatchet With Al Roker on 'Today' Show

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Al Roker put their feud behind them on the "Today" show Monday morning.

Tompkinsville »

City Seeks Plans to Redevelop Jersey Street Sanitation Garage

The city released a request seeking developers for the Sanitation garage on Jersey Street.

Williamsburg »

New Yorkers Raise Stink Over Mountains of Trash Piling Up After Snowstorms

Piles of trash left uncollected because of the snow have begun to fester, sending up a stink, locals say.

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