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Small business: Reforming for a better deal

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More Dangerous Than Ever

More Dangerous Than Ever, a new report from Transform Don't Trash NYC, finds that crashes in the commercial sanitation industry have doubled over the last two years. The report reveals that the top 20 carters had 67 crashes in the last two years, up from 35 crashes during the previous two-year period. The new findings show that the industry is getting significantly more dangerous and undermining the progress that the City’s Vision Zero program is making to reduce traffic deaths.Details

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ProPublica Exposes Abuse and Corruption in Private Sanitation Industry

ProPublica's 18-month investigation into NYC's private sanitation industry reveals widespread mistreatment of workers.Read More

New York Post: Kathryn Garcia and Maritza Silva-Farrell make the case for waste zones

On Friday November 11 2017, NYC’s Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and Executive Director of ALIGN Maritza Silva-Farrell published letters in the New York Post setting out why commercial waste zones are an essential fix for a broken system.  Here’s what
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Commercial Franchise Zones Explained

Two of the industry’s largest playing fields, NYC and L.A., are exploring the concept of commercial franchise zoning systems. Here's what you need to know about the ongoing situations in both L.A. and NYC.Read More

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