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Recycling and Sustainability

The DSNY Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability plans, implements, promotes, and evaluates DSNY’s recycling, composting, and waste prevention programs to support the Department’s efficient management of the City’s solid waste, and to pursue achievement of the City’s ambitious sustainability goals.

The Bureau engages residents, schools, City agencies & institutions, and businesses to improve their waste diversion practices. Bureau activities include the distribution of a wide range of educational materials; facilitating site visits and trainings; participating in public events and meetings, and conducting policy analysis and research.

Recycling Bin Locations for Paper, Metal, Glass and Plastic