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No Garbage, Recycling Collection or Street Cleaning on Lincoln's Birthday, Monday, February 13th

February 8, 2006 | Vito A. Turso / Matthew LiPani (646) 885-5020

Press Release # 11-03, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced today that in observance of President Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, February 13, 2006.  Residents who receive Monday garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Monday evening after 5 P.M. for pickup.  Those who normally receive Monday recycling collection will not have their recycling material picked up until Tuesday, February 21, 2006.  

Residences and commercial establishments that unlawfully leave trash, recyclables, or dumpsters at curbside over the holiday are subject to a fine of up to $250.  Shopkeepers, restaurant managers, and other merchants who are serviced by private carting companies should contact their refuse haulers to determine whether they will receive collection on the holiday. 

In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 13, 2006 in observance of the holiday.  For questions about Sanitation services and schedules over the holiday, contact the NYC Citizens Service Center at 3-1-1 or visit the DSNY website at www.nyc.gov/sanitation.