December 27,2006 | Vito A. Turso / Matthew LiPani (646) 885-5020
Press Release # 06-74, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Department of Sanitation announced today that there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, January 1, 2007, in observance of the New Year holiday. Residents who receive Monday garbage and recycling collection should place both materials out at curbside Monday evening after 4 PM for pickup on Tuesday, January 2nd.
All Sanitation Department offices will be closed on Monday, January 1st in observance of the holiday. 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.
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.