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NYC sanitation department resumes ‘limited’ garbage pickup Monday

Laura Donovan Contributor

City garbage pickup resumes Monday – and New Yorkers say it’s not a moment too soon.

The Sanitation Department warned it would provide only “limited” trash collection for the first pickups since the blizzard, with just half the usual number of Monday trucks out on the streets.

That means the Strongest may make only a small dent in the mountains of trash that have replaced giant mounds of snow.

“It’s an eyesore. Right now it just looks bad,” said Vitorio Sartor, 57, of E. 93rd St. in Manhattan.

Peter Burnly, 20, pointed at a half-block-long mound of trash outside the Van Dyke Houses in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

“It’s dirty, it’s filthy and it’s disgusting,” Burnly said. “We’ve got to deal with it until someone comes and picks it up.”

Alternate-side-parking rules are suspended again today, but parking meters are in effect.

Full story: It’s about time! New York City is resuming ‘limited’ trash collections