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Organics Collection Pilot Areas & Schedules

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The Organics Collection program is rolling out service to neighborhoods in all five boroughs. The maps and start dates as of spring 2014 are listed below by borough.

residential neighborhood maps & start dates
citywide
bronx
brooklyn
queens
staten island

schools, agencies, non-profits, and large residential buildings map
citywide

ALSO SEE:
organics collection in houses
organics collection in high-rises
organics collection in public schools
neighborhood-based food waste drop-off sites


Citywide Map Residential Neighborhoods

In spring 2014, the residential pilot will expand in Queens and Brookyn.

Click on the image for a citywide map of the pilot areas.

NYC Organics Collection expansion map residential

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Bronx Residential Neighborhoods

In September 2013, parts of Throgs Neck, Country Club, Silver Beach, and Edgewater Park were added to the residential pilot. You are included in the program if you set out trash and recycling for DSNY collection in one of the highlighted pilot areas.

Click on the image for a detailed map of the Bronx pilot area.

NYC Organics Collection Bronx map

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Brooklyn Residential Neighborhoods

In October 2013, the residential pilot launched in parts of Windsor Terrace, Greenwood Heights, and Park Slope.

In spring 2014, the pilot is expanding to more homes in Park Slope, as well as parts of Gowanus, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. You are in the program if you set out trash and recycling for DSNY collection in one of the highlighted pilot areas.

See below for the first day of collection in each neighborhood.

Click on the image to see a detailed map of the Brooklyn pilot areas (see second page for Bay Ridge).

NYC Organics Collection Brooklyn map

2014 LAUNCH SCHEDULE
Most residents will receive a bin and starter kit during the week before collection begins.

Some residents may receive their bin after the first day of collection, and should just start participating after receiving the bin. Please wait one week after collection begins to report a "missed bin delivery".

Bay Ridge
Collection begins: week of April 28, 2014

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights
Collection begins: week of May 12, 2014
The existing Brooklyn pilot area (Windsor Terrace, Greenwood Heights, Park Slope South) also begins twice-weekly collection on this date.

Park Slope & Gowanus
Collection begins: week of May 19, 2014

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Queens Residential Neighborhoods

In spring 2014, neighborhoods in Queens will be added to the residential pilot. This includes Glendale, and parts of Middle Village and Maspeth. You are in the program if you set out trash and recycling for DSNY collection in one of the highlighted pilot areas.

See below for the first day of collection in each neighborhood.

Click on the image for a detailed map of the Queens pilot area.

NYC Organics Collection Queens map

LAUNCH SCHEDULE 2014
Most residents will receive a bin and starter kit during the week before collection begins.

Some residents may receive their bin after the first day of collection, and should just start participating after receiving the bin. Please wait one week after collection begins to report a "missed bin delivery".

Glendale
Collection begins: week of June 2, 2014

Maspeth & Middle Village
Collection begins: week of June 16, 2014

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Staten Island Residential Neighborhoods

The residential pilot commenced in Westerleigh in May 2013. Starting October 2013, the neighboring areas of Mariner's Harbor and Graniteville were added. You are in the program if you set out trash and recycling for DSNY collection in one of the highlighted pilot areas.

Click on the image below for a detailed map of the Staten Island pilot area.

NYC Organics Collection Staten Island map

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Citywide Map Schools, Agencies, Non-Profits, and Large Residential Buildings

Over 300 schools, city agencies, non-profits, and large residential buildings receive organics collection service in parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

Click on the image below for a map showing the extent of the schools, agencies, and other buildings in the pilot. The Department of Education maintains a list of NYC public schools participating in Organics Collection.

NYC Organics schools map

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