FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #16-09
Monday, February 8, 2016
CONTACT: Vito A. Turso/Belinda Mager 646-885-5020
DSNY ‘Service Alerts’ Because of Winter Weather Forecasts
As a result of ongoing snow operations, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced two collection service alerts for the week of February 8, 2016.
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.