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New York City Trash

Why Is Mayor de Blasio Breaking Four Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home?

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Why is he building a massive garbage dump in a fragile wetland on the waterfront of a residential neighborhood, right in front of public housing, next to an athletic facility used by 34,000 city kids and in the worst kind of flood zone?

LOOK: NYC Is Basically One Frozen Pile Of Trash Right Now

Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

It. Won't. Stop. Snowing. In. New. York. City. And because it won't stop snowing, the Department of Sanitation is too busy collecting snow to col...

Joe Lhota and Bertha Lewis Speak With One Voice Against Bloomberg Garbage Dump -- And Get No Press.

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

When two powerful city figures with such different political views as Lhota and Lewis agree so completely and so vehemently on an issue, something is obviously wrong and it should get coverage.

Does Anyone Think About Trash?

Nicholas E. Johnson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Nicholas E. Johnson

Where does my trash go? This was the question that stuck in my mind and refused to go away. This is the question that I began to ask and began to search for an answer. My investigation began.

A Journey Into The Fresh Kills Landfill

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

Salty mud, punctuated by plastic bottles and an oily sheen, sucked at our feet as Marie Lorenz and I walked her rowboat down to the Arthur Kill, a tid...

A Trashy Political Idea

Tom Allon | Posted 07.15.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Spreading the trash problem around the five boroughs is a wise goal. Siting marine transfer stations in residential neighborhoods where many children congregate is awful public policy.

Garbage Trucks And Waste Stations In Williamsburg And Greenpoint On The Rise

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

According to a new a report, Williamsburg and Greenpoint top New York's list for having the most garbage trucks roaming neighborhood streets, where 19...

ReBuilders Source Revived Waste In New York City's Dumping Ground (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just because you're not using something doesn't mean it's trash. That's the message ReBuilders Source wants you to hear. VJ Movement went to the worke...