Visit our SAFE Disposal Events to get rid of potentially harmful household items.
Brooklyn - April 3
Staten Island - April 16
Queens - April 30
Bronx - May 14
Manhattan - June 26
Click here for more info.
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.
There’s no “away” when we throw garbage into a can or litter basket.
Trash goes into landfills, where it decomposes – sending methane, carbon dioxide and toxins into our air, soil and water.
0X30 minimizes this: By contributing zero waste to landfills by 2030, New Yorkers will be protecting our environment more than ever before.
DSNY now accepts e-waste at its five Special Waste Drop Off sites.
According to state law, it is illegal for New York residents to place most electronics at the curb for collection.
Through a partnership with Electronic Recyclers International, electronics are collected in bins and are recycled domestically using strict industry and environmental standards.