Mayor Adams, Sanitation Commissioner Tisch Announce Next Phase of War on Rats: All Businesses Must Place Trash in Containers


June 2024

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Commissioner Jessica Tisch today announced the next phase of the Adams administration’s war on rats: a new plan to get more black trash bags off of city sidewalks by requiring all businesses to put trash in containers.

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