NYPD and BIC Announces Crackdown on Dangerous Operations by Private Carting Trucks. Week-long initiative follows two spot inspections in Manhattan and Brooklyn, where NYPD found multiple violations on every private trash truck stopped.
Did you know that Santa is not the last one on the Thanksgiving Day parade route? It is actually one of the 157 Sanitation employees responsible for cleaning and collecting the tons of debris left behind by the millions of spectators lining the street.
Looking for that perfect and unique gift this holiday season? Consider one of the City’s many second hand stores! To help with the quest for the perfect gift, the New York City Department of Sanitation, along with donateNYC, have released their Holiday Gift Guide featuring second-hand items!
NYC Sanitation Welcomes More than 100 New Sanitation Workers and Five New Superintendents at Graduation and Promotion Ceremony: 2 Sanitation Workers to Receive Badges Worn by Their Family Members
WHO:- More than 100 Sanitation Workers from the October 2018 class; 5 newly promoted Superintendents
DSNY, Van Alen Institute, and the Industrial Designers Society of America / American Institute of Architects New York have announced the three finalists in their BetterBin competition. The competition offered designers an opportunity to reimagine New York City’s iconic green wire litter basket.
In a snow alert, DSNY coordinates with NYC Emergency Management and the Dept. of Transportation on snow clearing protocol in accordance with each agency’s written snow plan. All relevant city agencies have been notified of the snow alert.
Every New Year’s Eve, revelers gather in Times Square to ring in the upcoming year. Party hats, noisemakers, confetti, paper streamers and other pieces of New Year’s joy help make a festive night, though all the material left behind must be cleaned by daybreak.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there would be no garbage, organics nor recycling collections, or street cleaning, on Thursday, November 22, 2018.
Starting January 1, 2019, NYC stores and food-service businesses can no longer offer, sell or possess single-use foam food containers such as foam takeout clamshells, cups, plates, bowls and trays. Additionally, manufacturers and stores may no longer sell or offer for sale loose fill packaging.
City residents wanting to dispose of potentially harmful household materials may do so at the Department of Sanitation’s Manhattan SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal event, held Sunday, May 20. The drop-off event will be held at Teachers College on West 120 St.
To help highlight how designers can help the City achieve its ambitious goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030, the New York City Department of Sanitation will host a panel discussion during the city’s NYCxDesign event.
The NYC Department of Sanitation’s Special Waste Drop-Off site in Brooklyn is moving to Greenpoint. The site opens Saturday, June 9 at 459 N. Henry Street, and will allow residents to drop off certain items requiring special disposal. The site’s current location in Bensonhurst will close on June 2.
The New York City Department of Sanitation is announcing a service change for residents living in Queens Community Board 10, which includes Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Howard Beach.
Starting Monday, July 2, 2018, the Department will collect organic material once per week, on recycling day.
New York City Department of Sanitation and Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the Industrial Designers Society of America and American Institute of Architects New York, Announce BetterBin Litter Basket Redesign Competition.
Manhattan’s fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal Event is this Sunday, September 23, 2018.The drop-off event provides residents with a way to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced the five fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal events. The events provide residents with a one-stop drop-off to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that starting October 1, 2018, some residents living in south Brooklyn and western Queens community boards will be eligible to receive curbside collection of their unwanted electronics items that are covered under the NYS disposal ban.
Curbside e-waste collection has expanded to western Queens Community Boards (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9).
Residents living in 1-9 unit buildings are now eligible to receive curbside collection of their unwanted electronics items that are covered under the NYS disposal ban.
The NYC Department of Sanitation has announced the appointment of Kevin V.G. Wells, Esq. as Chief Supplier Diversity Officer. Wells will be responsible for directing and implementing policy and programs to increase opportunities for Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises in agency contracts.
Staten Island’s fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal Event is this Saturday, October 20, the New York City Department of Sanitation has reminded residents. The drop-off event provides residents with a way to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products.