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No Garbage, Recycling Collection or Street Cleaning on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday January 17th

Thursday, January 13, 2011 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 11-02, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, January 17, 2011. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 17th, in observance of the holiday.

Residents who normally receive Monday garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Monday after 4 P.M. for pickup. Those receiving Monday recycling collection will not have their recycling picked up until the following Monday, January 24th.

Neighborhoods regularly receiving garbage or recycling collection on Tuesday should place their cans or bags out on Monday after 4 P.M., as normal.

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