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Winter Weather Access and Mobility Summit
The Department of Sanitation is pleased to host a Winter Weather Access and Mobility Summit in partnership with the Mayor's office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) on October 22.
RSVP at or by Calling 311.
The NYC Winter Weather Access and Mobility Summit is a conference which will focus on the steps that people with disabilities and their loved ones can take to ensure safe travel during the winter months.

Topics that will be discussed in the panel include:
• Winter weather preparedness
• How to report lack of accessibility and hazardous or unsafe conditions in your home or community?

People are encouraged to ask questions and
raise issues of interest to them.

NYC Winter Weather Access and Mobility Summit
October 22, 2014
The Lighthouse Guild for the Blind
Time: 11-1PM

Please register at or Call 311

For travel information please call MTA’s 511
NYC Winter Weather Access and Mobility Summit Flyer PDF (1MB)

Join NYC's Strongest!

Want to join NYC's Strongest? We offer great pay, benefits, and advancement opportunities. The filing period for the next Sanitation Worker exam will be open from October 1 until October 31, 2014. Go to starting October 1 to register for the exam, which will be offered in February 2015.

Become one of New York's Strongest! File for the exam starting October 1.


Bridget Anderson Named DSNY's Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability

Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia has named Bridget Anderson as DSNY's Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability. Anderson was serving as Acting Deputy Commissioner after the departure of Ron Gonen, and has also served the Department as Director of Recycling Operations.

Read the Press Release

Sims Recycling Education Center

To help New Yorkers understand the recycling process, Sims constructed a Recycling Education Center at their new materials recovery facility in Sunset Park. Take a look!

What's New
Looking for Alternatives to Closed Manhattan Special Waste Drop-Off Site?

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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> CFC Recovery
> Derelict Vehicle
> Literature/Decal
> Lot Cleaning
> Missed Collection
> Miscellaneous
> Refrigerator Disposal
> Lawn Litter Violations


Recycling Info
NYC Stuff Exchange
Received a Violation?
ASP Suspensions
What's in NYC Waste
Golden Apple Awards
Keep NYC Beautiful

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