Department Of Sanitation

January 02, 2019 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Sanitation may be getting ahead of themselves, but they're not taking any chances in assuring New Yorkers that salt spreaders are ready to go in advance of the light snow that may fall across the city after midnight. (Below is the...
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David Caplan
December 06, 2018 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After he took heat for the city being seemingly unprepared for last month's snow storm, Mayor Bill de Blasio appears to be taking an extra cautious stance on the weather, preparing for snow -- even if there's none, or very little, in the forecast. Case in point? He tweeted...
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Garbage trucks
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
September 23, 2018 - 3:09 pm
The city’s Department of Sanitation is responding to harsh complaints from residents in the East Village, who claim they weren’t given any notice before garbage trucks began parking along the streets in the area.
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Foam containers
Dreamstime
June 09, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Styrofoam cups and takeout containers may actually go away in the city. A judge has upheld the ban that restaurant owners fought. An industry group claimed the polystyrene is technically recyclable, but the city doesn't recycle it. The sanitation department said to do so...
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Handcuffs
Dreamstime
May 06, 2018 - 2:22 pm
An off-duty New York City Department of Sanitation worker was arrested early Sunday and accused of punching a woman and her boyfriend at a Flatiron District bar.
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