DSNY will cut the ribbon on a new large-scale compost bagging machine, a Hamer Fischbein 2090. This machine – a centerpiece of the Department’s wholesale compost operation – will be capable of bagging and wrapping up to 600 pallets per week, for a total of 1.9 million 40-lb. compost bags annually.
DSNY unveils a memorial sculpture, known as Forever Strongest, honoring its members who lost their lives to the COVID-19 pandemic. DSNY – whose employees are known as New York’s Strongest for their work ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy city – has suffered nine confirmed COVID19 fatalities.
DSNY announced that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no trash or recycling collection, nor street cleaning, on Monday, May 31, 2021. Additionally, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of the holiday.
DSNY unveiled its permanent memorial sculpture, known as Forever Strongest, honoring members who lost their lives to the COVID-19 pandemic. DSNY – whose employees are known as New York’s Strongest for their work ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy city – has suffered 9 confirmed COVID fatalities.
New green equipment sweeps blocks in North Brooklyn on first day out of the garage. As part of this unveiling, the electric sweeper completed a route around the BKN4 garage. Photos and video are available upon request.
A report on the agency's efforts during the previous quarter to implement the plan adopted pursuant to paragraph 19 (annual plan) of Section 815(a), including details of agency's efforts to implement equal employment practices, including statistical information regarding total employment, including provisional, seasonal, per-diem and part-time employees, new hiring and promotions in a manner which facilitates understanding of an agency's efforts to provide fair and effective equal opportunity employment for minority group members, women and members of other groups who are employed by, or who seek employment with, city agencies.
NYC Sanitation Offers Snow Operations Update: “End of Storm” Announced; Sidewalk Shoveling Must be Complete by 1 p.m. Wednesday; Limited Collection to Resume; Work Continues on Pedestrian Infrastructure & Bike Lanes; Snow Hauling, Piling and Melting Operations Underway
The New York City Department of Sanitation will offer an operational update on snow removal efforts. VISUALS: The update will take place by one of the Department’s snow melters, one of seven in use citywide. In larger snowfalls, the Department will melt some snowfall in large machines.
Due to snow in the weather forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Tuesday, February 8 starting at 5 a.m. Snow is expected beginning early Tuesday morning and continuing through the evening.
Due to the chance of snow in the weather forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Wednesday, February 10 starting at 10:00 p.m. Snow is expected beginning late Wednesday evening and continuing through the morning.
While Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 15, has historically been observed as a holiday for the Department, due to the recent snowfalls and previous collection delays, Sanitation Workers will be working that day, and trash and recycling collection will occur as any ongoing snow operations allow.
Due to the chance of frozen precipitation in the weather forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Monday, February 15 starting at 12:01 a.m. and continuing through Tuesday morning.
DSNY Issues ‘Winter Operations Advisory’ for Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. NYC Emergency Management Department Issues Travel Advisory for Late Saturday through Sunday as potential for freezing rain could create dangerous road conditions
The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York City Emergency Management Commissioners will hold a short media briefing on the City’s preparedness ahead of Thursday’s snow storm. Visuals include a large pile of salt and DSNY equipment including front-end loaders and salt spreaders.
DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5 a.m. Roadway Dining and Open Streets Suspended Thursday; Sidewalk Dining May Continue Alternate Side Parking Suspended Thursday, February 18, Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20; Meters will be in effect.
Annual report on recycling efforts, including recycling by city agencies, recommendations additional programs/practices related to household hazardous waste, and recycling rates for all materials diverted from the residential waste stream pursuant to City and State law with cause of whatever non-compliance may exist and what action is being undertaken to assure compliance
The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the NYC Business Integrity Commission (BIC) today announced proposed rules to promote public safety and protect workers in New York City’s trade waste industry.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York City Emergency Management Commissioners will hold a short briefing for media on the status of snow preparedness ahead of this week’s Nor’easter. Snow is expected to begin Sunday evening and may reach accumulations up to 18 inches or more.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert for Sunday, January 31 beginning at 7 p.m. Roadway Dining is Suspended Monday. Alternate Side Parking Suspended on Monday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 2; Meters will be in effect
The written comment period for the proposed rule that would establish requirements for carters operating in commercial waste zones published in the City Record on Dec 18, 2020 has been extended from Jan 26, 2021 until Feb 9, 2021.
The NYC Department of Sanitation has announced that curbside composting is on the way back to many city residents! By composting, New Yorkers keep their neighborhoods clean, reduce waste being sent to landfills, create compost for City Parks, and produce clean, renewable energy to heat homes.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that our appointment-based curbside e-waste collection program, put on hold during the pandemic, will resume, starting with service to Staten Island residents. Appointments can be made now for collection service beginning Tuesday, September 7.
Friday, September 3, 2021 – The New York City Department of Sanitation, the world’s largest municipal sanitation agency, will honor members of the Department who lost their lives due to their service on and after 9/11.
In lieu of a comprehensive and conclusive report related to Local Law 22 (2019) Organic Waste Pilot Recycling Program, this memo highlights the accomplishments and learnings of the Department of Sanitation up to March 2020. The program was suspended prematurely due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Department of Sanitation will host its annual “Snow and Tell” behind-the-scenes look at snow operations for members of the media. This event allows news outlets to capture footage and interviews in advance for use throughout the winter season.
The New York City Department of Sanitation will hold an outdoor Graduation, Promotion and Award ceremony for nearly 1,000 Department employees, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn) at 11:00am.
The Department of Sanitation announced the next Community Boards to receive Curbside Composting following its pandemic-related suspension and relaunch. Service is being restored as a sign-up only program.
This report discusses the testing, analyses and assessments of DSNY’s alternative fuel sanitation collection vehicles and street sweepers, and the feasibility of incorporating new alternative fuel sanitation vehicles and technology into DSNY’s fleet.
These Draft Snow Plans detail DSNY’s preparedness and response for possible snow events in the coming 2021-2022 winter season inclusive of the criteria set forth under Local Law 28. These documents include a letter of transmittal and plans for each borough.
The New York City Department of Sanitation, today provided the following update on operations in the wake of Tropical Storm Ida, including collection delays, enforcement suspension, debris removal, and catch-bin clearing.
The New York City Department of Sanitation, today announced that trash and recycling collection service for Monday, 9/6/21, which had previously been suspended in observance of the Labor Day holiday, will take place across the City.
The New York City Department of Sanitation, gathered for a private ceremony yesterday, September 9th, 2021, to honor members of the Department who lost their lives due to their service on and after 9/11.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that its annual snow training will begin Sunday, September 26, and is planned to last 10 consecutive Sundays. Workers will practice “plowing up” collection trucks, and will drive plows and salt spreaders along city streets.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced the fall 2021 SAFE Disposal (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Events schedule. The events provide city residents an easy way to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that, while collection operations would ordinarily be suspended in observance of Veterans Day, there will instead be normal trash, curbside composting, and recycling collection on Thursday, November 11, 2021.
The Department of Sanitation has announced that it has moved to its annual winter schedule operations. Known as “Night Plow,” the Department has long used a winter schedule to have pre-scheduled staff on hand to respond promptly and effectively to snow and ice conditions around the clock.