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No Garbage, Recycling Collection or Street Cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22nd

November 13,2007 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 07-60, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Thursday, November 22, 2007.  In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd, in observance of the holiday. 

Residents who normally receive Thursday garbage collection should place their trash out at curbside Thursday after 4 P.M. for pickup.  Those receiving Thursday recycling collection will not have their recycling picked up until the following Thursday, November 29th. 

Neighborhoods regularly receiving garbage or recycling collection on Friday should place their cans or bags out on Thursday after 4 P.M., as normal. 

For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules, contact 311 or visit the DSNY website at