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No Garbage, Recycling Collection or Street Cleaning on Christmas Day, December 25th

Monday, December 15, 2008 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 08-62, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Christmas Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Thursday, December 25, 2008. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25th, in observance of the holiday.

Residents who normally receive Thursday garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Thursday after 4 P.M. for pickup. Those receiving Thursday recycling collection will not have their recycling picked up until the following Friday, January 2nd, 2009.

For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules, contact 311 or visit the DSNY website at