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No Recycling Collection on Lincoln's Birthday Holiday, Saturday, February 12th

Thursday, February 10, 2011 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 11-11, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of the Abraham Lincoln’s birthday holiday, there will be no curbside recycling collection on Saturday, February 12, 2011.

Residents who normally receive Saturday curbside garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Friday, February 11th after 4 P.M. for pickup. Those receiving Saturday curbside recycling collection will not have their recycling picked up until the following Saturday, February 19th.

In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Friday, February 11th, in observance of the holiday.

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