FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #17-02
Friday, January 6, 2017
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020
No Garbage, Recycling or Organic Collection, nor Street Cleaning on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 16
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, January 16, 2017.
Additionally, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the holiday.
For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules contact 311 or visit 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 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.