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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.

DSNY in the News

Click here to see the Guardian's video, Treasures in the trash: the amazing things New Yorkers throw away, featuring Sanitation Worker Nelson Molina.

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.

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Learn more about e-cycleNYC

DSNY Appoints Assistant Commissioner for Facilities Planning and Engineering

Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia has appointed Marie L. Jean-Louis as the Department’s Assistant Commissioner for Facilities Planning and Engineering. She replaces retired Chief of Engineering Danny Walsh.

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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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> 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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