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.
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.
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.
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.
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.