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Dispose of Potentially Harmful Household Items
DSNY's Safe Events

    Household products such as pesticides, strong cleaners, mercury-containing devices, paints, automotive fluids, and medications may be brought to the drop-off events.

    Residents may also bring electronics, which can no longer be thrown away, because of a New York state law.

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1 Million NYC'ers have access to e-cycleNYC
Milestone Announced


    One million NYC'ers have access to in-apartment building electronics recycling program

    863,000 pounds of electronics collected since program’s start

    To date, 2,500 buildings have enrolled in the program

NYC Launches B.Y.O. Campaign

    NYC is launching a “B.Y.O.” campaign to promote the use of reusable mugs, bottles and bags

    Look for B.Y.O posters on Sanitation trucks and sweepers

    It costs the city $12.5 million per year to dispose of single-use carryout bags


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