Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Amy Eddings
Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia said the proposed East 91 St. Marine Transfer Station was moving forward, but she's ready to meet with opponents of the plan.
Friday, August 09, 2013
New York City generates 11,000 tons of household trash each day on average, and the city’s sanitation workers keep a regular schedule to take all that trash away. Anthropologist Robin Nagle discusses New York’s City’s 400-year struggle with trash, which she documents in Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City. She’s joined by Angelo Bruno, who was a sanitation worker in Greenwich Village for 31 years; Annalee Feliciano, supervisor in the Bronx, and Myron Priester, former Borough Chief of Brooklyn South, who was involved in the Department's response to Hurricane Sandy.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
"When we say mound it sounds very nice, like a mountain, but inside all these mounds are 150 million tons of discomposing garbage."
Thursday, April 18, 2013