FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #15-101
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020
No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1
In observance of New Year’s Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Friday, January 1. Holidays require the Department to reschedule some collection days. We will work to collect all material as quickly as possible.
For residents with normal Friday collection:
Recycling (Paper, metal, glass and plastic)
Additionally, all DSNY administrative offices will be closed on New Year’s Day.
About the New York City Department of Sanitation
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) promotes a healthy environment through the efficient management of solid waste and the development of environmentally sound long-range planning for handling refuse, including recyclables. The Department operates 59 district garages and manages a fleet of more than 2,000 rear-loading collection trucks, 450 mechanical brooms and 500 salt/sand spreaders. The Department clears litter, snow and ice from approximately 6,500 miles of City streets and removes debris from vacant lots as well as abandoned vehicles from City streets.