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Registration Begins for Emergency Snow Laborers to Clear Snow and Ice After Major Winter Storms

Recruitment has begun for emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow season. Snow laborers are per diem workers who are called upon to remove snow and ice citywide from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants and step streets in the City after heavy snowfalls. Individuals can register at DSNY garages or select Department of Transportation locations. The list of DSNY garage locations can be found here. The pay rate begins at $12 per hour, and increases to $18 after the first 40 hours in the week. For more information, and DOT locations, read the press release below.

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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.

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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!

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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)

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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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