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Red Hook »

Huge Trash Heap Sits Uncollected for Weeks on Red Hook Commercial Strip

A trash pile on Van Brunt Street has grown longer than half a block.

Upper East Side »

East 86th Street Rallies to Clean Up Trash After Doe Fund's Departure

The East 86th Street Association has rallied to clean up trash after the Doe Fund's departure.

Yorkville »

Children's Letters to Mayor Protest UES Waste Transfer Station

Children delivered letters to Gracie Mansion protesting the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station.

Upper East Side »

Doe Fund Won't Clean East 86th Street Anymore, Citing Hurricane Sandy

The Doe Fund has stopped cleaning East 86th Street Commercial District, citing Hurricane Sandy.

Williamsburg »

Condo Tenants Ticketed After Architect Left No Room for Trash, They Say

Developers provided no trash storage space in new condos, leaving residents to get tickets, they say.

Midtown East »

Street Recycling Program Launched in Midtown East

The East Midtown Partnership has placed 21 paper-only recycling bins around the district.

Throgs Neck »

Neglected Ferry Point Park Overflows With Trash, Booze and Illegal Vendors

Ferry Point Park draws hundreds of soccer players and fans, but lacks a permanent staff.

New York City »

MTA to Haul Away More Trash Bins in Bid to Reduce Trash

The MTA is planning to remove garbage bins from more stations in an effort to reduce trash.

Upper West Side »

Mountains of Trash Overflow from Riverside Park Cans After July 4 Parties

Trash sat festering in the July heat long after thousands gathered for the Fourth of July. 

Williamsburg »

McCarren Pool Attracts Trash and Graffiti, Neighbors Say

The Parks Department has also increased security at the pool after Friday evening's fight.

Mill Basin »

Mill Basin, Flatlands Parks Earn City’s Lowest Scores for Green Spaces

Only 47 percent of small parks in Mill Basin, Flatlands, Bergen Beach and Canarsie earned passing marks.

Bushwick »

Bushwick Rat 'Crisis' Leads City to Inspect Neighborhood Properties

The Department of Health is planning to crack down on rats in Bushwick.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fight Against UES Garbage Plan Causes Stink in Williamsburg

The UES and Williamsburg, both in Rep. Carolyn Maloney's new district, are at odds over trash plans.

Manhattan »

City Moves Forward with Efforts to Turn Garbage into Energy

The city is looking for operators to create a controversial waste-to-energy plant.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New Community Group Forms to Fight UES Garbage Station

A new community group has formed to fight the city's plans to build a $125 million waste transfer station along the East River at East 91st Street.

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