NYPD and BIC Announces Crackdown on Dangerous Operations by Private Carting Trucks. Week-long initiative follows two spot inspections in Manhattan and Brooklyn, where NYPD found multiple violations on every private trash truck stopped.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
DSNY Issues 'Snow Alert' for Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. In a snow alert, DSNY coordinates with NYC Emergency Management and the Department of Transportation on snow clearing protocol in accordance with each agency's written snow plan.
DSNY Issues 'Snow Alert' for Tuesday, January 29, at 7 p.m. In a snow alert, DSNY coordinates with NYC Emergency Management and the Department of Transportation on snow clearing protocol in accordance with each agency's written snow plan.
In observance of Presidents' Day, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there will not be garbage, organics nor recycling collection, or street cleaning, on Monday, February 18, 2019.
DSNY announced that starting tomorrow, the Department will begin enforcement of a city law requiring some larger restaurants, chain restaurants and grocery stores to separate their food waste from their trash, and ensure it's beneficially reused, not sent to a landfill.
DSNY's DonateNYC program will host ReFashion Week NYC, the first-of-its-kind event celebrating sustainability and reuse in fashion. The week-long celebration will include events across the city, such as a pop-up market, clothing swaps, a mending and upcycling workshop, and a ReFashion show.
DSNY has announced the launch of the "food" donation section of the donateNYC website. The new website tool matches businesses with extra food, to groups who feed hungry New Yorkers, with an eye towards hyper-local donations.