Tuesday, December 18, 2014 | Vito A. Turso/Belinda A. Mager
Press Release # 14-88, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
In observance of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015. In addition, all DSNY administrative offices will be closed on those days.
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) promotes a healthy environment through the efficient management of solid waste and the development of environmentally sound long-range planning for handling refuse, including recyclables. The Department operates 59 district garages and manages a fleet of 2,022 rear-loading collection trucks, 450 mechanical brooms and 365 salt/sand spreaders. The Department clears litter, snow and ice from approximately 6,000 miles of City streets and removes debris from vacant lots as well as abandoned vehicles from City streets.