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.
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.
Pursuant to section 4-32(d) of Title 16 of the Rules of the City of New York, the Department of Sanitation is required to publish a chart every January and July detailing the percentage of existing lawfully operating transfer stations in New York City by Community District.
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.
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.
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
The 4th annual report on the donateNYC Partnership program outlines the environmental and social impacts of donateNYC's 70 nonprofit Partner organizations. In 2017, donateNYC Partners diverted close to 100 million pounds of goods from landfill and provided social services to over 1.5 million NYers
A partir del 1 de enero de 2019, estará prohibido tener, vender o usar ciertos artículos de poliestireno expandido (EPS).Después del periodo de advertencia, se emitirán Notificaciones de Violación y puede que se tome acción legal.
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.
DSNY is turning food scraps, food-soiled paper and plant trimmings into clean energy and compost to build healthy soil. Plus, putting organics into a brown bin-instead of a garbage bag-helps keep rodents and pests away.