New Video Highlights Challenges and Dangers of NYC Commercial Waste Industry

March 4, 2016

Transform Don’t Trash NYC, a coalition of labor, community, and environmental groups pushing to transform how New York City disposes of its commercial trash, released a new animated video to raise awareness about the challenges and dangers of New York City’s commercial waste industry.



Survey Finds Private Sanitation Companies Are Failing NYC’s Small Businesses

October 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Alex Moore, alex@teamstersjc16.com, 347-762-0778 Stephanie Ramirez, sramirez@groupgordon.com, 212-784-5704 Survey Finds Private Sanitation Companies Are Failing NYC’s Small Businesses Business owners report arbitrary fees, inconsistent service, and lack of recycling Coalition proposes solutions to fix the antiquated


Labor, Community, and Environmental Justice Groups Praise Governor’s Focus on Private Sanitation Workers

July 17, 2015

The Transform Don't Trash NYC coalition released the following statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo's exploited worker task force, which will combat labor abuses in private sanitation and other industries with a history of worker exploitation. Transform Don't Trash NYC includes the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, Teamsters Joint Council 16, Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN), and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.




Community, Labor, and Environmental Justice Groups Praise “Zero Waste” in De Blasio’s OneNYC

April 22, 2015

The Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition had the following statement on the release of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s OneNYC, which includes a commitment to achieve zero waste and explore commercial waste collection zones. Transform Don’t Trash NYC is a coalition of groups, including the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, Teamsters Joint Council 16, the Alliance for a Greater New York, and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.


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