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Recycling and Waste Prevention Materials

The NYC Department of Sanitation has created materials to assist and encourage NYC residents, agencies, and institutions to recycle, compost, and prevent waste.

The links below open pdfs of the current materials available for download, or order these free materials online: Recycling & Waste Prevention Material Request.

NOTE: These links open PDF (Portable Document Format) documents; you'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to display and print them.

Recycling Decals

  • Blue Indoor Decal: To label indoor recycling containers for metal, glass, plastic & cartons. Not for individual apartments.
  • Blue Outdoor Decal: To label outdoor recycling containers for metal, glass, plastic & cartons. Not for individual apartments.
  • "Metal, Glass, Plastic & Cartons" Text Decal: (14" x 1.25") To label indoor recycling container lids. Not for individual apartments.
  • Green Indoor Decal: To label indoor recycling containers for mixed paper & cardboard. Not for individual apartments.
  • Green Outdoor Decal: To label outdoor paper recycling containers for mixed paper & cardboard. Not for individual apartments.
  • "Mixed Paper" Text Decal: (14" x 1.25") To label indoor recycling container lids. Not for individual apartments.
  • "Trash Only" Text Decal: (14" x 3") To label lids or sides of indoor trash containers. Not for individual apartments.
  • Recycling Area Decal: To designate an area inside or outside the building where recyclables are stored. Not for individual apartments.

Recycling Signage

Recycling Info

Apartment Building Programs

Harmful Products

Reuse - Donate

Organics

Apartment Buildings

Decals and Signage

Food Scrap Drop-Off