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Greenpoint »

Leading up to Valentine's Day, the DEP is offering tours of the Newtown Creek plant on Feb. 11.

Astoria »

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

Greenpoint »

Plant manager Zainool Ali gives the scoop on how he keeps the city's biggest sewage plant on track.

Downtown Brooklyn »

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership will install solar-powered trash and recycling bins starting Sunday.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Park's new director said more "glass patrols" are on the way.

Fort Greene »

A block association is encouraging locals to videotape or photograph dog owners who don't scoop poop.

Yorkville »

A luxury building at York Avenue is covering the sidewalk in trash, sanitation officials said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The Durst Organization plans to compost waste from 1,350 apartments.

Upper East Side »

That's twice what it would cost the city the keep its current waste transfer system, the report said.

Manhattan »

While the city is widely considered an environmental leader, its recycling efforts lag behind.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

A lawsuit looking to stop the 91st Street Waste Transfer Station was dismissed Thursday.

Manhattan »

The city has proposed delaying construction on two controversial trash sites and the Gansevoort recycling center.

Manhattan »

As part of the new cost-cutting initiative, the city will be consolidating office space and eliminating redundant operations.