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2017 Press Releases


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

No Garbage, Recycling or Organic Collection, nor Street Cleaning on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 20

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Presidents’ Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, February 20, 2017.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-10


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Thursday, February 9 at 12:01 a.m. to Prepare Equipment and Personnel for Winter Weather

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a "Snow Alert" for Thursday, February 9 at 12:01 a.m. Calling a “Snow Alert” allows DSNY to begin to prepare for a possible response by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows, preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-09


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Collection Service will Occur on Lincoln’s Birthday, Monday, February 13

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there would be garbage, organics and recycling collection on the Lincoln’s Birthday holiday, Monday, February 13.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-07


Monday, January 30, 2017

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Tuesday, January 31 at 6 a.m. to Prepare Equipment and Personnel for Winter Weather

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued an agency preparedness ‘snow alert’ for Tuesday, January 31 at 6 a.m. A snow alert indicates the potential for winter weather, and allows DSNY to begin to prepare for a possible response by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows (if necessary), preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-05


Saturday, January 14, 2017

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Saturday, January 14 at 2 p.m. to Prepare Equipment and Personnel for Winter Weather

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued an agency preparedness ‘snow alert’ for Saturday, January 14 at 2 p.m. A snow alert indicates the potential for winter weather, and allows DSNY to begin to prepare for a possible response by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows (if necessary), preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-04


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-03


Friday, January 6, 2017

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Saturday, January 7 at 7 a.m. to Prepare Equipment and Personnel for Winter Weather

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued an agency preparedness ‘snow alert’ for Saturday, January 7 at 7 a.m. A snow alert indicates the potential for winter weather, and allows DSNY to begin to prepare for a possible response by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows (if necessary), preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-02


Thursday, January 5, 2017

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Thursday, January 5 at 10 p.m. to Prepare Equipment and Personnel for Winter Weather

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued an agency preparedness ‘snow alert’ for Thursday, January 5 at 10 p.m. A snow alert indicates the potential for winter weather, and allows DSNY to begin to prepare for a possible response by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows (if necessary), preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.

PRESS RELEASE # 17-01