Beginning July 19, 2016, certain large food industry businesses will be required to separate organic waste and arrange management through methods that include composting or aerobic/anaerobic digestion.
An announcement of 5 upcoming SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) disposal events, one in each borough. More than 14,000 residents brought more than 1.3 million pounds of E-Waste, harmful household waste and unwanted medications to the first round of events.
On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, the New York City Department of Sanitation and its donateNYC program will join with more than 60 nonprofit thrift stores and local vintage shops to celebrate National Thrift Store Day and urge New Yorkers to “shop second-hand first.”
Residents looking to dispose of potentially harmful household materials may do so at the Brooklyn SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal event, held this Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Floyd Bennett Field.
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Starting the week of May 1, the New York City Department of Sanitation will begin the curbside collection organic material, from residents living in Brooklyn’s Community Boards 1 and 16. Additionally, the Department will soon begin organics collection from residents in Community Boards 2, 13 and 15.
DSNY continues to expand curbside collection of organics. The Brownsville Multi Service Center has opted to join the program. The Department will present a bin and welcome them. Additionally, certain residents of Brooklyn 16 are now eligible for organics collection.
Because keeping New York City clean takes a full-court press, the New York City Department of Sanitation is partnering with NYC Parks and the New York Knicks to tip off #TalkTrashNewYork, a new springtime anti-litter campaign promoting clean streets, sidewalks, beaches and parks across the City.
The New York City Department of Sanitation is announcing the launch of DSNY Info, its smart phone and tablet app that provides Sanitation service reminders, updates and special event schedules. The app also includes tips to reduce, reuse and recycle.
DSNY announced that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, May 29, 2017. The Department previously collected recyclables the week following the holiday, but is modifying its holiday service at this time.
360,000 residents in Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 13, and 15 are able to set their food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard waste at the curb for collection. Additionally, the Department is beginning to distribute brown NYC Organics bins to residents in Brooklyn Community Boards 7, 11 and 12.
At today’s 10th annual donateNYC conference, Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia released the NYC Reuse Sector Report, a comprehensive survey of the city’s reuse-associated businesses and organizations that includes places that sell, repair or rent used items.
One year after the release of the New York City Department of Sanitation’s first-ever strategic plan, today, the Department published a Strategic Plan Update, providing New Yorkers with the status of the ambitious goals that we set to ensure the needs of an evolving city are met.
Students at Pre-K through 8th grade schools in Staten Island are engaged in a poster contest that communicates "Don't Litter, Recycle!". Finalists will be announced by DSNY, in collaboration with Pratt Industries, the Office of Borough President James S. Oddo, and the Department of Education.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that starting the week of July 3, residents living in parts of Brooklyn Community Board 7, including Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace, should put their brown organic collection bins out for pickup on their recycling day only.