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New York City Department of Sanitation

January 4, 2019, 2pm PST
Thanks to two recent New York State court rulings, disposable food and beverage containers will no longer be made from polystyrene in the nation's largest city. The ban was originally proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in February 2013.
The New York Times
July 14, 2017, 5am PDT
Clean and safe from rats.
Smart Cities Dive
January 14, 2016, 10am PST
SoHo, a Manhattan neighborhood full of luxury apartments and a median income of $111,000/year, must accept a new facility that includes a garage for sanitation trucks. Why, and how will it test the city's commitment to infrastructure design?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
September 26, 2014, 7am PDT
A new six-part video series from The New York Times called "Living City" is aiming to make the infrastructure handling New York City's basic needs sexy.
The New York Times