May 1, 2019
NYLPI’s continuing waste industry reform work as part of the Transform Don’t Trash coalition has drawn increased media focus, with Politico reporter Danielle Muoio quoting our Director of Strategic Organizing and Research, Justin Wood, in this story ab …
March 26, 2019
New York City has the chance to turn private sanitation jobs into great jobs if it supports a seven-point plan to fix the city’s commercial waste system, say front-line workers from around the United States in a new report issued today by the Transform …
March 19, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a package of three bills designed to improve working conditions in private carting, and move towards ridding the industry of fake sham unions. “This was a very good day for reforms in private carting, and a first step to …
February 22, 2019
City shows exclusive waste zoning would bring traffic, pollution reductions, double recycling rates, and create green jobs.
January 29, 2019
The legislation follows the shut-down, last November, of a company whose workers died without proper union protection.
December 19, 2018
The crash comes as de Blasio’s administration is pushing a major reform that it says will improve the safety records of waste trucks that crisscross the city’s streets.