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.
The Department of Sanitation is looking for motivated and talented undergraduate and graduate students to join us in our mission to keep New York City healthy, safe, clean, and sustainable. Internships are available in a variety of offices within the Agency. Visit our Jobs page for position descriptions and instructions on applying.
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.