Chasing Sanitation

Falling in Love with New York's Strongest

What They’re Saying About Chasing Sanitation …

“When I started this job 50 years ago, no one other than my supervisor chased me,” Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty joked.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS


“Lisa Dowda and Liz Ligon’s visually-arresting site Chasing Sanitation showcases the strength, pride, infectious grins, and impressive biceps of the DSNY in ways they never imagined.”

MARIE CLAIRE


“You know what I want? I don’t just want the Mayor to come. I’d want it to be politically impossible for the Mayor NOT to come.”

BKSouthie.com
A Blog for the South Brooklyner


“I’m kind of surprised that this is the first I’ve heard of the people who remove our garbage—after all, they are real people and they have to take our crap—literally.”

GLAMOUR


“’If we chase cops, we’ll get arrested. If we chase firemen, we’ll get in the way … So we Chase Sanitation Workers … Who knew there were so many germophobe Sanitation Workers?’”

BOY WITH GRENADE
A Blog for Photojournalists


“Recogiendo la basura, recogiendo historias”

EL DIARIO “BUENA GENTE”

Local New York Spanish Newspaper


The Dept. of Sanitation of New York