As the city relaunches curbside organics collection after a yearlong suspension due to Covid budget cuts. IBO examines the cost of the city’s program and models what's needed to make the program as fiscally sustainable as it is environmentally.
The New York City Department of Sanitation, gathered for a private ceremony yesterday, September 9th, 2021, to honor members of the Department who lost their lives due to their service on and after 9/11.
The New York City Department of Sanitation, today announced that trash and recycling collection service for Monday, 9/6/21, which had previously been suspended in observance of the Labor Day holiday, will take place across the City.
The New York City Department of Sanitation, today provided the following update on operations in the wake of Tropical Storm Ida, including collection delays, enforcement suspension, debris removal, and catch-bin clearing.
Friday, September 3, 2021 – The New York City Department of Sanitation, the world’s largest municipal sanitation agency, will honor members of the Department who lost their lives due to their service on and after 9/11.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
NYC BY THE NUMBERS: Last year, the Mayor suspended the sanitation department’s organics collection program because of budget constraints and too many partially filled trucks. But participation varied throughout the city.
The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the NYC Business Integrity Commission (BIC) today announced proposed rules to promote public safety and protect workers in New York City’s trade waste industry.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York City Emergency Management Commissioners will hold a short media briefing on the City’s preparedness ahead of Thursday’s snow storm. Visuals include a large pile of salt and DSNY equipment including front-end loaders and salt spreaders.
DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5 a.m. Roadway Dining and Open Streets Suspended Thursday; Sidewalk Dining May Continue Alternate Side Parking Suspended Thursday, February 18, Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20; Meters will be in effect.
Due to the chance of frozen precipitation in the weather forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Monday, February 15 starting at 12:01 a.m. and continuing through Tuesday morning.
DSNY Issues ‘Winter Operations Advisory’ for Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. NYC Emergency Management Department Issues Travel Advisory for Late Saturday through Sunday as potential for freezing rain could create dangerous road conditions
While Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 15, has historically been observed as a holiday for the Department, due to the recent snowfalls and previous collection delays, Sanitation Workers will be working that day, and trash and recycling collection will occur as any ongoing snow operations allow.
Due to the chance of snow in the weather forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Wednesday, February 10 starting at 10:00 p.m. Snow is expected beginning late Wednesday evening and continuing through the morning.
Due to snow in the weather forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Tuesday, February 8 starting at 5 a.m. Snow is expected beginning early Tuesday morning and continuing through the evening.
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.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York City Emergency Management Commissioners will hold a short briefing for media on the status of snow preparedness ahead of this week’s Nor’easter. Snow is expected to begin Sunday evening and may reach accumulations up to 18 inches or more.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert for Sunday, January 31 beginning at 7 p.m. Roadway Dining is Suspended Monday. Alternate Side Parking Suspended on Monday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 2; Meters will be in effect
IN THE MATTER OF an application submitted by the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, for the site selection and acquisition of property located at 122-10 31st Avenue (Block 4378, etc.
The written comment period for the proposed rule that would establish requirements for carters operating in commercial waste zones published in the City Record on Dec 18, 2020 has been extended from Jan 26, 2021 until Feb 9, 2021.