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Yorkville »

The group will meet monthly to discuss issues with construction of the 91st St. marine transfer station.

Flatbush »

Workers will help the sanitation department clear bus stops, hydrants and crosswalks after big storms.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

A group of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents will clean the avenue on Saturday, they said.

Upper West Side »

The city plans to turn 100 public schools into "zero waste" buildings over the next five years.

Central Harlem »

Residents say Bradhurst Ave. has become a "no ticket" zone where vehicles block hydrants and crosswalks.

Cobble Hill »

The city's Department of Sanitation will begin collection the week of Oct. 5.

Midtown »

Brady Wins; Taylor Swift's very white Africa; Ready for J'Ouvert.

Financial District »

The car, parked on Pearl and Dover Streets, was broken into last week, police said.

Gowanus »

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is building a permanent facility and expanding its composting program.

West Village »

Police said a garbage truck driver got into an argument with the driver of a car blocking his way.

Yorkville »

The environmental permits are needed to continue construction and operation of the Yorkville facility.

Port Richmond »

Borough President James Oddo urged businesses to help the Sanitation Department do its job.

Chelsea »

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

New Brighton »

The Department of Sanitation said it will relocate the garage to Freshkills.

Upper West Side »

Advocates hope the trays will help stop plastics and other materials getting into compostable waste.