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No Garbage, Recycling Collection or Street Cleaning on Independence Day, July 4th

Sunday, June 28, 2009 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 09-28, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Saturday, July 4th, 2009. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the holiday.

Residents who normally receive Saturday garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Sunday after 5 P.M. for pickup. Those receiving Saturday recycling collection will not have their recycling picked up until the following Saturday, July 11th.

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