• Sam posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    [bpfb_link url=’https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-short-out-this-trashy-system-20191010-aqaqd6xuqng6bmt3yo3gbgm6oq-story.html’ title=’Sort out this trashy system: It’s time to streamline NYC’s chaotic commercial waste collection – New York Daily News’ image=’https://www.nydailynews.com/resizer/WPlRznvzyHqO2aDeTOTAj2RqQkw=/1200×0/top/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-tronc.s3.amazonaws.com/public/YENBJX6ZAZD4DFWQZ2JMEMLCTI.jpg’]It’s time to clean up our trash collection. Commercial waste handling in New York City is in the dark ages. It’s still operating under a hauling system from the 1950s. Businesses across the city can contract with any of the nearly 80 commercial waste companies to collect their refuse, leading to circuitous pick-up routes, risks to pedestrians and cyclists, increased air pollution and congestion. Some blocks see as many as 400 garbage trucks every day.[/bpfb_link]