FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #16-44
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020
No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection nor Street Cleaning on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Columbus Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, October 10, 2016.
In addition, DSNY administrative offices will be closed on Monday, October 10, in observance of the holiday.
For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules, contact 311 or visit the DSNY website at www.nyc.gov/sanitation.
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.