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Adopt A Basket
For NYC Residents Only
You can tell us about your request here on the Internet OR
by calling the New York City Citizen Service Center at 3-1-1.
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Adopt a Basket Service Request
This is a volunteer program in which a business, organization or individual agrees to monitor an existing DSNY litter Basket to help prevent overflowing of baskets in areas of high pedestrian traffic. The Department supplies plastic bag liners, a collection schedule and a contact person at the Department’s local district operations office. Participants change the liners when the basket is three quarters full and place the full securely tied liners next to the basket for collection. 
Read the brochure for more information. PDF (1,041KB)

To Request to participate in the Adopt-A-Basket program, please complete and submit the following form:
* denotes required field
Where is the litter basket located?
* Boro:
* Intersecting Streets:
Additional Location Information:
(maximum 100 characters)
How can we contact you? 
My contact information is as follows:
* Name of Business / Organization:
* Address:
* City: 
* State: 
* Zipcode: 
* Contact Person:
* Daytime Telephone Number including Area Code:
* E-mail Address: