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Organics Collections & Drop-Offs


Organics make up around 30% of NYC's residential and institutional waste streamThe Department of Sanitation manages a number of programs to divert organic material from landfills.

NEW: The Organics Collection 2014 roll-out schedule has been announced. Check the start dates in your neighborhood.

houses & small buildings (1-9 units)
large buildings (10+ units)
neighborhood drop-offs
wood debris disposal
christmas tree composting

public schools
private schools

Agencies, Institutions, and Non-Profits
agency and institution collection

Private Landscapers
landscaper waste

also see:
about NYC Organics Collection
mayor's food waste challenge for restaurants
pilot info
nyc compost project
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