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Collection Change

Click here to read about garbage, recycling and organic material collection chnages for Christmas Day and New Year's Day.



e-Waste Collection Ban

Starting January 1, 2015, a state law will make it illegal for New Yorkers to discard most electronics in the trash. Sanitation Workers will no longer collect electronics left at curbside, and the resident may receive a summons. The electronics covered by this New York State law include computers and their peripherals, televisions, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, printers/scanners, video game consoles, MP3 players, tablets, and small servers.

Read the Press Release
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Looking to Dispose of Motor Oil, Paint, Batteries, or Other Potentially Hazardous Household Materials?

Starting Saturday, November 1, DSNY will re-open a “special waste” drop-off site in Manhattan. The new location, now at 74 Pike Slip, joins drop-off sites in the other boroughs in providing all city residents a place to easily, and safely, dispose of potentially harmful household products such as motor oil, latex paint and batteries.

Find the full list of drop-off locations


Faces of DSNY: Every Employee Matters

At the NYC Department of Sanitation, we strive to create a work environment which is inclusive of all our employees. This video highlights not only the diversity of our workforce, but also the many job titles represented at DSNY.


What's New
DSNY Proposed Rule on E-Waste Disposal

DSNY Proposed Rules Regarding Time for Placing Solid Waste for Collection

Commissioner Garcia presents preliminary report on expanding organics collection pilot to Mayor and City Council

DSNY Proposed Refrigerant Recovery Rule - 2nd Hearing Notice PDF (315KB)

Read the DSNY 2013 Annual Report PDF (7.3MB)

Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Impound Rule PDF (95KB)

Notice of Adoption of Final Rules Designating Rigid Plastic Items as Recyclable Materials for Collection By DSNY PDF (38KB)


DSNY Highlights
Sanitation Collection and Holiday Schedule
Access the NYC Department of Sanitation Holiday and Collection Schedule
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Publication Sanitation Rules and Regulations
Learn how to comply with Sanitation's rules and regulations.
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Recycle symbol NYC Recycling Program
New York City has the largest, most ambitious recycling program in the nation.
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No Parking symbol Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspension Calendar
The City suspends alternate side parking regulations, for both street cleaning purposes and traffic flow, on the 32 legal and religious holidays.
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