Update! Appliance Research: Chest Freezers
March 9, 2010 – 9:48 am | Comments Off on Update! Appliance Research: Chest Freezers

The decision (and purchase) has been made! In an earlier post (“Appliance Upgrade Research: Chest Freezers”), I checked to see if the chest freezers listed on the EnergyStar site were still offered by each of the manufacturers

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Dept. of Sanitation takes trash, misses recycling

Submitted by on January 17, 2006 – 11:31 am5 Comments

For the second time in as many weeks I’ve had to file an online complaint with the Dept of sanitation. I thought two bags consisting of nothing else but shredded paper, a bag full of plastics and a bundle of cardboard placed curbside would’ve given them some indication that these materials were ready for pickup…

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  • Niffly Niffingtons says:

    GRRRRR…you’d think madatory recycling would be handled better….

  • Thurmus says:

    Landlords can be fined in NYC if their tenants don’t separate their trash (of course, in a well written lease, those expenses could be passed to the offenting tenant) – I wonder if service would improve if NYC was just as liable for not picking up the sorted materials…

  • Niffly Niffingtons says:

    I’m not sure….and I think landlords are only liable for glass and perhaps metal. I don’t think you *have* to sort cardboard, etc, but I do it anyhow because it’s good for the enviroment….if they actually PICK IT UP! it’s two weeks running now. Is there someone else we can call?

  • Thurmus says:

    The operators at 311 will only fill out the same form and I’m not certain, but I would imagine a call to the sanitation dept would also ask for the same information & file it under “don’t pick up recycling for this street for another 2 weeks.”

  • Niffly Niffingtons says:

    Ha ah ha ha…the pile is really adding up. See how hard it is to be environmentally friendly in this city?