Canarsie residents demand trash cleanup

Residents in Canarsie say they have some serious garbage gripes.

Residents in Canarsie say they have some serious garbage gripes. (1/4/13)

BROOKLYN - Residents in Canarsie say they have some serious garbage gripes.

According to tenants at the Breukelen Houses, overflowing trash regularly draws mice, rats and birds. They say the smell is also unbearable.

Much of the garbage was picked up Thursday morning, but neighbors say the problem has been ongoing for years.
 

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