We are the world's largest municipal sanitation department, providing an essential service to all 8.5 million New Yorkers.

Every day we collect 24 million pounds of trash, recycling, and compostable material. We operate 59 district garages and manage a fleet of thousands of collection trucks, mechanical brooms, and salt spreaders. We sweep the streets, empty litter baskets, clear snow, clean more parts of the city than ever before, and enforce the basic laws around cleanliness.

Our civilian employees hail from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise, including engineering, information technology, and legal services. They are crucial in advancing our agency's functions and goals.

Join New York's Strongest and help keep NYC clean, safe, and healthy.