How to Get Rid of …

We collect millions of pounds of trash, recyclables, and compostable material that New Yorkers get rid of every day.

You are required to separate certain materials from household trash. And some items require special handling because they can be harmful to you or dangerous to our Sanitation workers or the environment.

We rely on you to separate your waste properly.

Learn the rules for disposing of different materials. Search using keywords and select items from the list to find out more about how to get rid of things.