NYLPI, TDT Report Shows Recycling Down

June 28, 2018

Private waste haulers are actually recycling less and trucking more waste to landfills, despite new city rules.



NYLPI Allies On What We Can Learn From L.A.

May 24, 2018

How can we learn from L.A.’s reimagination of its trash zoning policies to avoid horrible impacts from a broken industry like we have in New York?



NYLPI calls for justice as reporting exposes Bronx waste hauler’s role in immigrant employee’s death

May 7, 2018

A so-called “homeless man” killed by a private waste truck was actually an off-the-books immigrant employee working for the hauler.



NYLPI Co-Publishes New Report Documenting Severe Dangers in Waste Hauling Industry

April 9, 2018

Crashes involving private sanitation trucks have doubled.



Vote on Compromise Waste Equity Bill Blocked at Last-Minute by Queens Council Member

December 19, 2017

After seven years of advocacy, a bill that would have reduced the burden of private waste transfer stations on environmental justice communities in New York City was blocked by a single Queens council member. Read more here Read the Brooklyn Daily Eagl …



Mayor endorses waste equity legislation

August 31, 2017

Mayor De Blasio publicly stated yesterday that his administration is supporting a bill to reduce the amount of garbage permitted at private waste transfer stations in the city’s most overburdened neighborhoods – the South Bronx, North Brooklyn, and Sou …



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