For the second time this week, the city is experiencing a bout of nasty winter weather.
Department of Sanitation
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) spends millions of dollars on salt each year to keep the city’s drivers from slipping and sliding. Millions more are spent in overtime for the men and women who clear the city’s roads.
Another storm is set to strike the area late Tuesday night into Wednesday, just as the city is recovering from a significant snowfall that dropped around eight inches on the city Monda
Colder temperatures and several inches of snow are expected to hit the New York City area Tuesday and could make for a messy commute home.
The Department of Sanitation is rolling out its organics collection program to Maspeth, Middle Village and Glendale.
The year is starting out with a shot of nasty weather that is predicted to bring near-blizzard conditions to the city.
North Shore Towers (NST) residents can now safely dispose of old and burnt-out electronics without leaving the building. The new recycling program, e-cycling, is intended to easily and conveniently recycle electronics, which must be handled separately from traditional recycling. The program, which was created through a public-private partnership between the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and [...]
A little-known citywide trash initiative could clean up Queens streets if more of the borough knew about it, a local lawmaker said. The city’s volunteer “Adopt-A-Basket” program gives free garbage cans and bags to residents and store owners who agree to monitor the outdoor receptacles and change liners when the basket is three-quarters full. The [...]
Hunters Point residents are taking sides when it comes to a proposal for alternate side parking. At a Community Board 2 meeting in January, residents became aware of the Department of Sanitation’s (DOS) proposition for alternate side street parking west of Jackson Avenue between 45th and Borden Avenues due to requests made by some residents [...]
Queens residents have a chance to build a greener community one apple core at a time. The NYC Compost Project Local Organics Recovery Program, hosted by Build It Green! NYC (BIG!), sets up a weekly tent outside the Broadway N and Q train in Astoria on Tuesday mornings from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The [...]