Politico And City Limits Highlight Our Ongoing Efforts To Reform NYC Waste Industry

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 …

Just Jobs In Waste: Workers Support Seven-Point Plan to Fix NYC Commercial Waste System

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 …

Mayor Signs Bills To Stop Sham Unions In New York

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 …

Advocates Call for Stronger Commercial Waste Reforms after City Study Shows Benefits

February 22, 2019

City shows exclusive waste zoning would bring traffic, pollution reductions, double recycling rates, and create green jobs.

Stopping Sham Unions In New York

January 29, 2019

The legislation follows the shut-down, last November, of a company whose workers died without proper union protection.

ProPublica Quotes NYLPI On Industry Reform After Waste Truck Hits Man Outside de Blasio Event

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.

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