New York City wants to do away with street garbage

Since the Dutch settled in New York, the city has been struggling with waste disposal on the streets. Every day 12,000 tons of trash are placed out on sidewalks, making the city’s streets temporary residential and commercial garbage dumps. The Departments of Sanitation and Transportation are now addressing this problem and accepting plans and designs community groups and industry experts to ideas for solving the trash problem and increase separated recyclables. Many European cities have already successfully addressed this issue with a variety of solutions that could be tested and adopted in NYC.

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