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Organics Collection Expands

    Parts of Maspeth and Middle Village
    Starts week of May 18

    The Bronx
    Riverdale, North Riverdale and Fieldston
    Starts week of June 1

    Northern Bay Ridge
    Starts week of June 8

    Greenpoint and North Williamsburg
    Starts week of June 15

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

New Faces in Solid Waste Management
New Faces in SWM

    Jose Atkinson joins as Deputy Commissioner for Solid Waste Management

    Chief Thomas Killeen promoted to Director of Solid Waste Management

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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