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Recycling advocates hit NYCHA with lawsuit

Recycling advocates hit NYCHA with lawsuit

Longword’s Mothers on the Move is one of three environmental justice organizations that have filed a lawsuit against NYCHA, contending that workers routinely flaunt laws requiring them to sort recyclables from regular trash.

Mott Haven families walk for change

Mott Haven families walk for change

Safer and cleaner streets are two of the most pressing concerns facing Mott Haven, according to local families who marched through the neighborhood in April.

Why is Mott Haven library a dump site, neighbors ask

Why is Mott Haven library a dump site, neighbors ask

“There’s no reason why there should be a dumpster here,” said artist Linda Cunningham, who lives two buildings down from the library. “This is a residential area.”

Mott Haven flunks Recycling 101

Mott Haven flunks Recycling 101

Housing Authority facilities make recycling difficult Glass, metals, apple cores: It’s all the same to Mott Haven residents, according to a report published in the Daily News on Oct. 4. Citing confusion and lack of space for recycling, the report, based on Sanitation Department figures, pegs the recycling rate for Mott Haven, Port Morris, and […]