Starting Feb. 15, NYC stores will charge customers at least five cents for each plastic, paper, or cloth carryout bag they provide.
The Carryout Bag Law will help reduce the amount of waste we send to landfills, and will help keep bags out of our trees, our streets and our waterways.
DSNY is giving out free resuable bags. Click here for more info!
Christmas tree collection has been extended, and is ongoing.
Residents should remove all stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments before putting trees out for collection. Clean, non-bagged Christmas trees will be chipped, mixed with leaves, and recycled into rich compost for the city’s parks, institutions, and community gardens.
When weather predictions show a winter storm, DSNY personnel begin equipment readiness, including loading salt spreaders, attaching plows, preparing tire chains and notifying personnel.
DSNY is responsible for snow removal from the City’s 19,000 lane miles of roadways.
Learn more about our operations by clicking here.
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.