Waste

Organics Collection

Woman dropping off food scraps at a compost site

One third of New York City's waste comes from food waste. New York City has the largest curbside organics recycling program in the world, serving 3.3 million people. Residents who do not yet have access to curbside collection can bring food scraps to drop off sites throughout the city.

Learn more at about organics collection at the Department of Sanitation's website