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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #17-80
Thursday, November 16, 2017
CONTACT: Public Affairs 646-885-5020

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, or Street Cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there would be no garbage, organics nor recycling collection, or street cleaning, on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

  • Residents who normally receive Thursday garbage and organics collection should place their materials out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 23 for pickup.
  • Residents who normally receive Thursday recycling collection should place their materials out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29 for collection on Thursday, November 30.

In addition, all Sanitation administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, in observance of the holiday.

NOTE: There is normal collection service on Friday, November 24, 2017.

To help provide city residents with Sanitation-related service reminders, updates and special event schedules, the New York City Department of Sanitation has launched DSNY Info, its smart phone and tablet app. The app also includes tips to reduce, reuse and recycle, making it easier for New Yorkers send zero waste to landfills by 2030. The free app is available for both iOS and Android operating systems, and can be found by searching DSNY Info in the Apple App and Google Play stores.

About the New York City Department of Sanitation

The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) keeps New York City healthy, safe and clean by collecting, recycling and disposing of waste, cleaning streets and vacant lots, and clearing snow and ice. 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.