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Business Forum: Recycling Rules

Learn about the new recycling rules that went into effect this year. As of August 1, 2017, the City began enforcing new recycling regulations requiring all businesses to recycle metal, glass, beverage cartons, paper, cardboard, and other items. Some must also recycle textiles and organic material. The sanitation forum will take place Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 4 to 6 […]

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Flushing Chamber Sponsors “Adopt-A-Block” Cleanup

Flushing Earth Citizens celebrated the completion of their “Adopt-A-Block” pilot project to clean up the sidewalks on Roosevelt Avenue between Main and Union streets in downtown Flushing.  For seven days, from May 31 to June 6, local volunteers worked two-hour shifts in the mornings (7-9 am) and evenings (5:30-7:30 pm) on weekdays and in the afternoon (12-2p) on weekends. The […]

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Chamber Wins Sanitation Victory for Business Community

FLUSHING, NY – The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced today an agreement with the NYC Department of Sanitation to replace trash bins donated by Crown Container Company with City trash receptacles under the “Adopt a Basket” program. Crown had previously installed the industrial-strength bins and agreed to empty them on a daily basis as a free community service to […]

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Some Progress On Flushing Trash Crisis

The Department of Sanitation, the Flushing Chamber of Commerce, the Flushing BID, Crown Container, Peter Tu and Councilman Peter Koo’s (D-Flushing) office came together on Monday morning to announce that they had another plan to address garbage pile-ups at the intersection of Prince Street and 37th Avenue. “All and all, it’s a good start and we’re very pleased,” Simon Gerson, […]