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Press Release #16-54
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020

SERVICE CHANGE: Sanitation Collection will Occur on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced today there WILL be regular collection, including recycling collection, on Veterans Day, November 11, as the day falls on a week with two holidays.

However, all DSNY administrative offices will be closed on Friday, November 11.

For further information on Sanitation services, call 311 or visit DSNY’s 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 689 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.