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Apr 4, 2017 Chicago Officially Underway with Its Street Sweeping Season


Dec 30, 2016 City of Chicago Announces Annual Holiday Tree Recycling Program


Nov 30, 2016 Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Goes Into Effect December 1


Nov 25, 2016 City's Blue Cart Recycling Program Gets Greener With New Initiatives Aimed At Increasing Participation And Decreasing Contamination


Oct 7, 2016 City of Chicago Coordinates Yard Waste Pick-Up to Help Collect Fall Leaves and Debris


Sep 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Department of Streets and Sanitation Announce New Dry Ice Pilot to Combat Rodents


Jul 23, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces City Departments Deliver a Blitz of Services to Back of the Yards Neighborhood


Jul 20, 2016 City Council Amends Recycling Ordinance to Reflect Current Industry Standards


Jul 7, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Tree Trimming Backlog Reduced By 80 Percent, On Track To Eliminate By Year’s End


Apr 18, 2016 Record Number of Community Residents Participate in Chicago's Annual Clean and Green Day of Service


Apr 13, 2016 City to Redirect 10 New Crews to Help Tackle Rodents in Chicago


Apr 1, 2016 Chicago Street Sweeping Season Begins Friday, April 1


Dec 30, 2015 City of Chicago Announces Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program


Dec 10, 2015 Chicago Unveils New Educational Website Designed to Help Make Recycling Easy


Nov 29, 2015 Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Goes Into Effect December 1


Nov 19, 2015 Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Prepared for First Winter Storm of the Season


Nov 16, 2015 City Of Chicago Asks Residents to Go Bagless When Recycling In Blue Carts


Oct 19, 2015 Department Of Streets and Sanitation To Coordinate Bagged Leaf Collection This Fall


Oct 6, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 10 Additional Crews Are Being Redirected to Forestry To Completely Eliminate Tree Trimming Backlog


Sep 8, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces An Additional $10M In Grid Garbage Effiencies