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Bed-Stuy »

Trash Piles Up in Building After Owner Fires Workers, Residents Say

Residents and union workers protested new management after maintenance workers were fired.

Central Harlem »

VIDEO: Raccoons Terrorize Grandmother by Climbing Scaffold Outside Her Home

A masked bandit was caught with his hand in a box of cupcakes. 

Chelsea »

Chelsea Tries To Outpace Summer Litter With 'Big Beautiful Can'

City Councilman Corey Johnson spent $70,000 to combat garbage.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Resident Catalogs Bed-Stuy's Trash in Photo Blog

"Streets of Brooklyn" focuses on the myriad chicken bones and rubber gloves found through Bed-Stuy.

East Harlem »

'Rat Reservoir' Infests East Harlem Street Corner, Officials Say

The city has dispatched its extermination staff to deal with the rodents.

Central Harlem »

Raccoons Invade West Harlem Street, Residents Say

Tenants who live on West 119th Street have seen families of raccoons roaming their block for months.

Upper West Side »

'Trash-Strewn' Stretches of West End Ave. and Broadway to Get Extra Cleanup

Starting Oct. 1, workers from The DOE Fund will bag overflowing trash barrels and pick up litter.

Upper West Side »

NYCHA Blames Own Staff for Rat Scourge at Frederick Douglass Houses

The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation. 

Boerum Hill »

Trash Buildup from Local School Plagues Residents of Boerum Hill

For more than a decade, residents have complained about the garbage disposal practices of PS 261.

Park Slope »

Mayor Leaves Free Stuff Outside Home Ahead of Gracie Mansion Move

The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.

Rego Park »

Rego Park Residents Say CVS Tarnishes Their Neighborhood With Trash

Trash from the store often ends up in a nearby community garden, residents say.

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.

Upper East Side »

Second Ave. Subway Construction Causing Trash Pileups, Locals Say

Second Ave. subway construction has wreaked havoc on garbage pickup, attracting rats and annoying locals.

Bushwick »

Rats Invading Bushwick Due to School Garbage, Locals Say

A Covert Street school is not cooperating with the Department of Sanitation, a rep said.