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Nation’s Leading Environmentalists Back NYC Commercial Sanitation Reforms

For Immediate Release – September 24, 2019 Contact: contact@transformdonttrashnyc.org Nation’s Leading Environmentalists Back NYC Commercial Sanitation Reforms Policy Would Allow Emissions Cut Equal to Removing 1 in 5 Cars from NYC Streets As New York hosts Climate Week, 350.org, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sunrise Movement, and New York City Sierra Club joined other leading environmental organizations to call on New York City to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the commercial sanitation sector.…

One Year after Fatal Crash, Coalition Demands Accountability for Private Carters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1, 2019 Contact:  Matt Davis at NYLPI on 510 717 1617 or mdavis@nylpi.org Sunshine Ludder at ALIGN: 646-866-9065 or sunshine@alignny.org   One Year after Fatal Crash, Coalition Demands Accountability for Private Carters Call for City Council to pass Commercial Waste Zones bill New research reveals unsafe and violation-ridden activities by Century Waste BROOKLYN, NY, August 1, 2019 – A year after a wheel flew off a private sanitation truck and killed a driver in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, elected officials,  labor unions, and street safety advocates from Transportation Alternatives, Families for Safe Streets, and Bike South Brooklyn, and the Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition criticized the company’s continued unsafe operation and called for an overhaul of the industry.…

Statement on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 18, 2019 Contact: Sunshine Royanian Ludder, 646-866-9065, sunshine@alignny.org   STATEMENT ON THE CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY PROTECTION ACT “Thanks to the tireless work of the New York Renews Coalition, our state is now on a path to slash climate emissions at a massive scale statewide.…