garbage and recycling procedures in nyc

New York City Sanitation | Garbage & Recycling Procedures

The New York City Sanitation Department has strict rules for residents preparing their garbage and recycling for pick up.  If the rules aren’t followed they may fine you or simply leave the garbage in front of your house.  They encourage all city residents to follow their procedures so they can perform sanitation operations efficiently and […]

New York City Sanitation | Recycling Sorting Procedures

The NYC sanitation department’s efforts have recently focused on sustainability through recycling.  They’ve established a “Zero Waste” program that combines recycling, organics, electronics, SAFE disposal, and donations, with a goal to contribute zero waste to landfills by the year 2030. There are many cities around the country implementing environmental policies, but as the largest city, New […]

Hand Washing Tips and Facts – How to Wash Your Hands

Why is Hand Washing Important? Washing your hands is the best and easiest way to prevent: – Getting sick – Spreading germs – Infection from bacteria – Contamination from fecal matter or bodily fluids Every day, we touch surfaces, objects, foods, and other people. Our contact with the outside world and environment means contact with […]

Carbon Monoxide Symptoms, Prevention & Alarms

Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that can be deadly if inhaled in large quantities. Carbon monoxide is a chemical compound consisting of one carbon atom and one oxygen atom, combining to create CO. Not to be confused with carbon dioxide which is produced by humans and […]