FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #15-91
Friday, November 20, 2015
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020
No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, or Street Cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there would be no garbage, organics or recycling collection, or street cleaning, on Thursday, November 26, 2015.
In addition, all Sanitation administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, in observance of the holiday.
About the New York City Department of SanitationThe 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 more than 2,000 rear-loading collection trucks, 450 mechanical brooms and 500 salt/sand spreaders. The Department clears litter, snow and ice from approximately 6,500 miles of City streets and removes debris from vacant lots as well as abandoned vehicles from City streets.