Department of Sanitation newsletter for the months of March & April 2017, featuring a letter from the commissioner and other news from around the agency. This installment features expansion of organics collection and the United Women of Sanitation.
A transmittal letter from Commissioner Kathryn Garcia to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Chair Antonio Reynoso regarding her study on Polystyrene Foam, made pursuant to LL142/2013.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that starting the week of July 3, residents living in parts of Brooklyn Community Board 7, including Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace, should put their brown organic collection bins out for pickup on their recycling day only.
At today’s 10th annual donateNYC conference, Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia released the NYC Reuse Sector Report, a comprehensive survey of the city’s reuse-associated businesses and organizations that includes places that sell, repair or rent used items.
360,000 residents in Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 13, and 15 are able to set their food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard waste at the curb for collection. Additionally, the Department is beginning to distribute brown NYC Organics bins to residents in Brooklyn Community Boards 7, 11 and 12.