Individuals interested in working as an emergency snow laborer for may register at their local garage weekdays, between 7am - 3pm. Snow laborers shovel snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants and step streets after heavy snowfalls, and will be paid $15 per hour.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old, eligible to work in the U.S. and be capable of performing heavy physical labor. Click here for more information.
To help residents dispose of harmful household products safely, DSNY hosts SAFE Disposal Events in all five boroughs.
Events are held, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Only NYC residential waste is accepted at SAFE Disposal Events, and no commercial vehicles are allowed. Residents must provide proof of NYC residency, such as a NYS driver’s license or utility bill.
The New York City Department of Sanitation is again expanding the NYC Organics voluntary curbside food and yard waste recycling program, adding additional neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens this fall. The program offers New Yorkers an easy way to recycle their organic waste, including food, food-soiled paper, and yard debris.
The Foundation for New York’s Strongest is a nonprofit organization to protect the environment, highlight Sanitation Workers’ dedication to keeping New York City healthy, safe and clean, and create a new, educational DSNY museum.
Find out about our Sept. 7 launch event at the acclaimed DSNY salt shed.
Have you witnessed someone transporting garbage in a vehicle, and dumping the material in the street, or in a park or lot?
You can report illegal dumping by using our Illegal Dumping Affidavit or Illegal Dumping Tips Form, available by clicking here. You may be eligible for a reward.