Mayor Bill de Blasio demonstrates anti-rat trash bin

Mayor Bill de Blasio shows off the rat-proof trash bins the city is buying to help reduce the vermin population by as much as 70 percent by next year. (Credit: Newsday / Matthew Chayes)

Mayor Bill de Blasio shows off the rat-proof trash bins the city is buying to help reduce the vermin population by as much as 70 percent by next year. (Credit: Newsday / Matthew Chayes)

Mayor Bill de Blasio shows off the rat-proof trash bins the city is buying to help reduce the vermin population by as much as 70 percent by next year. (Credit: Newsday / Matthew Chayes)

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