Recycling is key to contributing zero waste to landfills by 2030. It keeps our City clean and green – and it’s the law.
Residential Collection: Schedule, Setout Times + Requests
Setout + Disposal Responsibilities
Recycling in Public Spaces
More than 3,000 recycling bins are located across the City's five boroughs. View a listing of locations.
What To Put in Public Recycling Bins
The City's public recycling bins work the same way as the residential recycling program:
Recycling at Street Events
Recycling is required at all NYC street events, including informal block parties and street fairs. Organizers need to contact DSNY at least 3 weeks before a planned event. Learn about recycling and garbage collection at street events.
Recycling for Apartment Buildings
Sanitation is proud to support the NYCHA Recycles! Program, part of NextGen NYCHA – Mayor de Blasio’s long-term strategic plan to create safe, clean and connected communities in our housing developments.