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

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 | Vito A. Turso/Keith Mellis

Press Release # 11-25, 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 Monday, July 4, 2011. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th, in observance of the holiday.

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

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