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How Sweet It Is: Recycling Resumes This Week

At last… All of those clear and blue bags packed with recyclables (that few seem to have stowed back indoors) are ready for pick-up as our local Sanitation Department works overtime Monday, even though it’s a federal holiday (Veterans Day). If your building’s recylables are typically collected Monday, they should hit curbside before midnight Sunday, […]

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The Latest Poop On Garbage Collection

Another update on what is becoming a regular topic of interest in the neighborhood: refuse, rubish, trash! Here’s Judy Stanton from the BHA: “Regular garbage trucks will be in the Heights Wednesday, but no recyclables whatsoever will be picked up. Even if the DSNY does not plan to issue summonses, the neighborly thing to do […]

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Monday Garbage Collection Update

From BHA Executive Director Judy Stanton: Please do NOT put your recyclables on the curb because they are not going to be picked up tomorrow. No exception is being made for Brooklyn Heights. Recylable paper is clean enough to be safely stored indoors as are bottles and cans, if rinsed.

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Sanitation Collection: Nope, Not Yet

As garbage collection crews try to catch up in Brooklyn Heights, it’s not only blue recycling bags and stacks of newspapers and magazines that continue to pile up along many of the residential streets of the neighborhood… Black garbages bags are lined up in equal numbers. Sanitation crews in Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill were […]

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