Crain’s Gives Seal Of Approval To Landmark Waste Reform Legislation

October 21, 2019

Crain’s, the publication for New York business, has run an unprecedented editorial today endorsing legislation negotiated with the Transform Don’t Trash NYC Coalition to overhaul the commercial sanitation industry through commercial waste zones. The Tr …



Deal Reached to Transform Commercial Waste Collection to Protect Workers, Communities, and Environment

October 10, 2019

Today the New York City Council announced amended legislation negotiated with the Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition to overhaul the commercial sanitation industry through commercial waste zones. The updated commercial waste zone legislation includes …



Waste Report: New York’s Poorer neighborhoods are getting dumped on

October 8, 2019

New York City is undermining its major investments in solid waste and recycling infrastructure by allowing the private commercial waste industry to massively increase its reliance on trucking of commercial waste, according to a new report out today by …



Rallying For Commercial Waste Zones

September 30, 2019

NYLPI Director of Strategic Organizing and Research Justin Wood was joined today on Broadway outside New York City Hall by State Senator Julia Salazar and a host of Safe Streets and Disability Rights organizations, rallying for the passage of Councilme …



National environmental groups announce backing of exclusive waste zones

September 25, 2019

As New York hosts Climate Week, 350.org, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sunrise Movement, and New York City Sierra Club joined other leading environmental organizations to call on New York City to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the commercial sani …



Clean up this rotten industry now: A private sanitation worker demands reform

September 23, 2019

The New York Daily News ran a powerful opinion piece by sanitation worker Alex Amante this morning, in support of NYLPI’s work with the Transform Don’t Trash Coalition to clean up the private sanitation industry in New York City: My first day as a priv …



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