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Press Release #16-35
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020

No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection nor Street Cleaning on Labor Day, Monday, September 5

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, September 5, 2016.

  • Residents who normally receive Monday garbage and organics collection should place their trash and organic materials out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Monday, September 5 for pickup.
  • Residents receiving Monday recycling collection should place their items curbside, after 4 p.m, on Sunday, September 11 for pickup on Monday, September 12.

In addition, DSNY administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of the holiday.

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

About the New York City Department of Sanitation

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 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.