Harlem’s WE ACT Issues Statement On NYC’s Roadmap To Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure

New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today released the City’s Roadmap to Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure

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Mayor de Blasio Marks First Day Of NYC’s Styrofoam Ban From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio, Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Director Mark Chambers announced today that the City’s styrofoam ban is in effect, eliminating a major source of petroleum based waste. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Senior Advisor For Citywide Lead Prevention From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today announced that Kathryn Garcia will be named Senior Advisor for Citywide Lead Prevention to coordinate citywide efforts to reduce childhood lead exposure to zero. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Ban On Single-Use Styrofoam Products Beginning In 2019

Mayor de Blasio today announced that the City’s styrofoam ban will go into effect by January 1, 2019, following the dismissal of a lawsuit preventing the implementation of the ban. Continue Reading →

New York City Agencies Prepare For Major Winter Storm From Harlem To Hollis

The New York City Department of Sanitation is in “here we go again” mode for the city’s fourth major storm this month. Continue Reading →

Rats, Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces $32 Million Neighborhood Rat Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city’s rat population that targets the three most infested parts of city: the Grand Concourse area, Chinatown/East Village/Lower East Side and Bushwick/Bedford-Stuyvesant. Continue Reading →

DCA Hosts Its 9th Annual Shred Fest In Harlem And More

shredding in harem2On Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, starting at 10 a.m., the Department of Consumer Affairs hosts its ninth annual Shred Fest, a paper-shredding event at 10 locations across the city. Continue Reading →

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