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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.

Gramercy »

Trash Piles Up in Gramercy After Doe Fund Leaves, Residents Say

After offering free cleaning services since 2011, the Doe Fund has left Gramercy Park.

Upper East Side »

Asphalt Green Launches $89K Campaign to Protest Marine Transfer Station

The recreation complex is ramping up efforts against the East 91st Street sanitation project.

Yorkville »

East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station Opponents Create New Cartoon

The video, narrated by a child, highlights risks the station poses to children, activists say.

Yorkville »

UES Marine Transfer Station Needs $2.4M in Flood-Proofing

The project is built nearly 6 feet below FEMA-recommended limits, a city report shows.

Yorkville »

Study Claims East 91st Street Transfer Station Harms Kids' Health

Another new study released by an anti-MTS coalition claims it encourages environmental injustice.

Yorkville »

Demolition of Marine Transfer Station to Begin, Officials Say

The city Law Department confirmed that demolition of the former MTS on the East River will start soon.

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