Wednesday, February 14, 2007 | Vito A. Turso / Matthew Li Pani (646) 885-5020
Press Release # 07-07, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced today that in observance of Presidents' Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, February 19, 2007. Residents who receive Monday garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Monday evening after 4 P.M. for pickup. Those who normally receive Monday recycling collection will have their recycling material picked up the following day, Tuesday, February 20, 2007.
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 19, 2007 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.