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Schedule for Operations
Schedule for Operations

    In observance of Independence Day, there will be changes to garbage, recycling and organics collection, and street cleaning.

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Golden Apple Winners Announced
Golden Apple Awards

    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

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


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