Thousands Of NYC Police Officers, Firefighters Want COVID Vaccine Exemptions. Most Won't Get Them.
City officials explain the lengthy exemption process and why so many unvaccinated workers have been allowed to stick with weekly testing rather than immediately take the shots.
Nov 6, 2021 8:00 AM
It May Feel Like Summer Outside But the Sanitation Department Knows Winter is Coming
"We treat every event as if it could become a plowable event.”
Oct 22, 2021 10:59 AM
New York City Is Reviving Curbside Composting. Critics Say It’s A Step Back
Buildings must opt-in to the program, and anyone who didn’t have curbside pickup before the pandemic still won’t.
Apr 23, 2021 5:19 PM
NYC Sanitation Department Still Catching Up After ‘Historic’ Month of Snow
The department says residents can help out the city’s snow clearing effort by calling 311 if they see a problem area.
Feb 22, 2021 5:44 PM
Some Sidewalks & Bike Lanes Remain Treacherous As City Continues To Dig Out From Snowstorm
Alternate side parking is suspended for continued snow removal and 600 workers are working to clear pedestrian areas and bike lanes.
Dec 20, 2020 12:04 PM
Facing Criticism Over Pile-Ups, De Blasio Will Restore Some Garbage Collection Services
De Blasio announced an uptick in garbage pick-up after quality of life complaints.
Sep 16, 2020 4:30 PM
Sanitation Department Selects NYC's Garbage Can Of Tomorrow
Behold our garbage future.
Dec 5, 2019 9:42 AM
Arts & Entertainment
Photos: Visiting The DSNY's Museum Of Trash, A Tribute To New York & Nostalgia
We dropped by as the collection's creator, Nelson Molina, prepared for an exhibit.
Updated: Jun 26, 2019 10:49 AM
City Council Bill Goes Further To Rein In 'Bad Parts' Of Private Carting Industry
The new bill divides the city into 20 commercial waste zones that are each served by one designated private carting company.
Updated: May 29, 2019 6:08 PM
Tuesday Snowstorm Threatens To Turn Commute Into 'Hot Mess'
Tuesday brings snow showers and sleet at prime commuting times, what else is there?
Updated: Feb 11, 2019 5:10 PM
City Sanitation Worker Drives Off After Fatally Hitting A Woman In The Bronx
The driver reportedly stopped briefly before moving on, but has since turned himself in.
Updated: Jan 8, 2019 4:55 PM
Arts & Entertainment
How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree In NYC
Time to treat your tree to one last holiday delight: MULCHFEST.
Updated: Jan 2, 2019 10:41 AM
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