Press Mention City Budget

Trash Complaints Rise Despite Sanitation Spending Spree

NBC New York

November 03, 2016

The city's Department of Sanitation has seen a 13 percent payroll increase under Mayor de Blasio, but New Yorkers have lodged 24 percent more 311 complaints about missed trash collection in that time, leading some residents to wonder if taxpayer money is being put to good use.