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.
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.
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.
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.
NYC Sanitation Offers Snow Operations Update: “End of Storm” Announced; Sidewalk Shoveling Must be Complete by 1 p.m. Wednesday; Limited Collection to Resume; Work Continues on Pedestrian Infrastructure & Bike Lanes; Snow Hauling, Piling and Melting Operations Underway
The New York City Department of Sanitation will offer an operational update on snow removal efforts. VISUALS: The update will take place by one of the Department’s snow melters, one of seven in use citywide. In larger snowfalls, the Department will melt some snowfall in large machines.