In observance of Independence Day, there will be changes to garbage, recycling and organics collection, and street cleaning.
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Golden Apple Awards reward NYC public schools with cash prizes for implementing innovative and exemplary programs in recycling, waste prevention, and cleanup and beautification.
Prizes of up to $10,000 awarded to individual city schools for projects.
Contests include Super Recyclers, Reduce & Reuse, and Team Up to Clean Up
Parts of Maspeth and Middle Village
Starts week of May 18
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 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