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MulchFest Aims for No Christmas Trees Left Behind

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Curbside pickups for Christmas Trees ended Saturday, but New Yorkers who still want to give their dried out trees new life still have a chance this weekend at the parks department's annual MulchFest.

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Warm Winter Leaves Snow Clean-up Resources Unused

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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This winter has been unseasonably warm and snow free. It means New York City, which was prepared for a winter like last year, has clean up funds and rock salt on hand.

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Mayor Stuck On Sanitation Stickers

Monday, January 23, 2012

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he plans to veto legislation that would put an end to the Sanitation Department's so-called 'shame' stickers on cars. The Mayor said he supports the 25-year-old practice of plastering a fluorescent sticker on cars that violate alternate side parking rules.

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Don't Scapegoat Sanitation Workers, Says Councilwoman

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

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The buck should stop with the Mayor and not with the workers tasked to clean up the aftermath of the storm, according to the Chair of the City Council Sanitation Committee.

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Feds Open Criminal Probe Into City's Snow Removal Efforts

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into allegations that city sanitation workers conspired to slow down clean-up efforts after the snow storm.

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