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.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that its five Special Waste Drop-Off Sites will be reopening on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The sites, which have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, give residents a place to bring potentially harmful household items for proper disposal.
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) launched a new tool to enable the participation of businesses in the Commercial Waste Zones (CWZ) program. The website, nyccwznetwork.com, is a directory and resource for companies responding to the CWZ request for proposals.
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.
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
Due to the chance of winter weather in the forecast, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations Advisory for Wednesday, January 20 starting at 12:01 a.m. The Department’s salt spreaders are ready and may be actively spreading salt should conditions require.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no trash or recycling collection, nor street cleaning, on Monday, January 18, 2021.
The NYC Department of Sanitation today recognized employees for heroic deeds and professional achievement at its annual Awards for Excellence ceremony. To be mindful of safety, this year’s ceremony recognized employees in an online format, with honorees meeting virtually.
DSNY has announced its annual curbside collection of Christmas trees! Residents should put trees out curbside starting Monday, January 4, 2021. Collection runs through Friday, January 15, weather permitting.
DSNY is pleased to announce that residential trash and recycling collection will resume beginning the evening of Friday, December 18. Residents who have placed material curbside for collection should leave that material out, and residents who have held back mate.
Last night’s Nor’easter snow storm that brought some 10 inches of snow to Central Park as of 7 a.m. this morning, the largest accumulation recorded since the record-breaking Jonas blizzard in January 2016. Other parts of the City saw snow accumulations of 6-12 inches.
Based on current forecasts, the Department expects snowfall beginning late Wednesday afternoon. Total accumulations of 8 or more inches are possible, with the potential for localized higher accumulations.
DSNY has announced that it has now transitioned to its winter schedule operations. Known as “Night Plow,” the winter schedule enables the Department to have pre-scheduled staff on hand to respond promptly and effectively to snow and ice conditions around the clock.
DSNY will host its annual educational event for the media explaining our snow operations – virtually this year, to ensure safety of all involved. The Department will explain what we do and how we work while in snow-fighting mode.
New York City residents may notice a strange October sight – snow plows and salt spreaders on city streets! DSNY has announced that snow training will begin Sunday, October 4, and is planned to last 10 consecutive Sundays.