Jan. 3, 2012 By Christian Murray
Many trash cans in Sunnyside and Woodside are filled beyond capacity, leading to an unsightly mess of litter blowing down neighborhood streets.
To help combat the problem, the Dept. of Sanitation and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s office announced last week that a total of 24 additional trash baskets will be placed in the following corridors:
- 43rd Ave, between 43rd and 51st Streets
- 39th Ave. between 48th and 55th streets
- 51st Ave. between 2nd and 5th Street in Long Island City.
These streets will also be subject to additional street cleaning.
“These trash baskets and additional street sweeping routes will continue the quality of life improvement that I have fought for,” he said.
The location of the trash cans were determined based on constituent requests, according to a spokesman for Van Bramer’s office.