The DNAinfo archives brought to you by WNYC.
Read the press release here.


department of sanitation

Recent Headlines
Stuy Town »

Beginning on Dec. 1, Stuy Town residents will be able to toss organic waste in specially marked bins. 

Kew Gardens »

The City has invested $21 million in new equipment to remove snow faster from narrow streets.

East Elmhurst »

The law puts garbage and recycling trucks in the same category as emergency vehicles.

Castleton Corners »

The city installed a test of a new garbage bin design at a litter-prone Staten Island location.

New Dorp »

The city will pick up e-waste curbside starting Oct. 17.

Castleton Corners »

Richard Ford was charged with driving while intoxicated, prosecutors said.

Union Square »

A sanitation worker drove drunk without his headlights on and refused a breathalyzer test, police said.

Forest Hills »

Trash at the property has been accumulating since the store closed.

Grasmere »

Vincent Gaeta was the third man in Staten Island accused of crashing while high in the past two weeks.

Astoria »

The Department of Sanitation will host events to dispose of hazardous household waste in each borough.

Civic Center »

If your trash is usually collected on Mondays you should bring your trash out after 4 p.m. on July 4.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Councilman Corey Johnson has allocated $95,921 for 58 new wastebaskets and increased trash pickups.

Travis »

The city awarded a contract to Tully Construction Co. Inc. for the work this month.

Meatpacking District »

The Marine Transfer Station planned for the Gansevoort Peninsula requires a memo from the state.

Upper East Side »

The new bins are meant to keep garbage from spilling on to sidewalks and streets, officials say.