The Department of Sanitation collects leaf and yard waste, food scraps, and food-soiled paper and turns it into compost or renewable energy.

Curbside Composting is available in all of Queens and Brooklyn and select areas in Bronx and Manhattan.

Curbside Composting is expanding to all NYC residents in Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island on October 7, 2024.

Until service begins in your area, you can: