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.