waste management

A New York City Sanitation truck is seen on Oct. 29, 2021 in Downtown Brooklyn (Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images)

Former New York City CIO named as sanitation chief

Mayor Eric Adams named Jessica Tisch to lead the NYC Department of Sanitation, a 9,200-person agency responsible for cleaning 6,500 miles of streets.
screenshot from Phoenix's zero waste game
Phoenix’s online “Zero Waste Game” (City of Phoenix)

Phoenix goes digital to meet recycling goals

The city's waste-diversion goals for 2020 have been interrupted by the pandemic, but officials are hopeful new online resources will help the city continue its education and…