In advance of the Labor Day holiday, the New York City Department of Sanitation has announced additional service and a change in guidance for Monday, September 5, 2022. This pilot “on-holiday pick-up” represents an additional service as collection normally does not take place on the holiday.
DSNY, GrowNYC, and the NYC Compost Project hosted by the NY Botanical Garden today celebrated the realization of a promise made in Mayor de Blasio’s 2021 Earth Day announcements: the opening of more than 200 community-based Food Scrap Drop-off sites.
DSNY, GrowNYC, and the NYC Compost Project hosted by the New York Botanical Garden will celebrate the realization of a promise made in Mayor de Blasio’s 2021 Earth Day announcements: the opening of more than 200 community-based Food Scrap Drop-off sites.
DSNY installed 16 pioneering “Smart Bins” to collect food scraps in Astoria, Queens. Along with a similar pilot launched by Alliance for Downtown New York in Lower Manhattan this week, these bins are the first test of an effort to allow round-the-clock drop-off of compostable material.
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 has announced that our appointment-based curbside e-waste collection program, put on hold during the pandemic, will resume, starting with service to Staten Island residents. Appointments can be made now for collection service beginning Tuesday, September 7.
The NYC Department of Sanitation has announced that curbside composting is on the way back to many city residents! By composting, New Yorkers keep their neighborhoods clean, reduce waste being sent to landfills, create compost for City Parks, and produce clean, renewable energy to heat homes.
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.
Local Law 40 (LL40) requires all contractors managing the City’s solid waste disposal program or recycling program for the Department of Sanitation to use ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD). It also requires these vehicles to be equipped with emissions reduction technology to reduce the pollutants
ecycleNYC is a free and convenient electronic waste recycling service available to residential apartment buildings with 10 or more units. The service is provided by the NYC Department of Sanitation and ERI.
The 4th annual report on the donateNYC Partnership program outlines the environmental and social impacts of donateNYC's 70 nonprofit Partner organizations. In 2017, donateNYC Partners diverted close to 100 million pounds of goods from landfill and provided social services to over 1.5 million NYers
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there would be no garbage, organics nor recycling collections, or street cleaning, on Thursday, November 22, 2018.
New York City Department of Sanitation and Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the Industrial Designers Society of America and American Institute of Architects New York, Announce BetterBin Litter Basket Redesign Competition.
Report concerning the New York City Comptroller's audit of the NYC Office of Administrative Tax Appeals' (OATA's) compliance with Local Law 36, which governs waste prevention, reuse and recycling by New York City agencies.
Curbside and Containerized collection routes serve individual districts; trucks on these routes pass over scales each day which transmit tonnage data into DSNY's centralized computer system. For this reason, monthly statistics, by Community Districts, can be tracked and reported.
Trade Waste Broker's Financial Statement Commission Directive, all trade waste brokers registered by BIC are required to submit annual financial statements, and must be submitted on or before August 17, 2018.
The NYC Department of Sanitation’s Special Waste Drop-Off site in Brooklyn is moving to Greenpoint. The site opens Saturday, June 9 at 459 N. Henry Street, and will allow residents to drop off certain items requiring special disposal. The site’s current location in Bensonhurst will close on June 2.
To help highlight how designers can help the City achieve its ambitious goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030, the New York City Department of Sanitation will host a panel discussion during the city’s NYCxDesign event.
City residents wanting to dispose of potentially harmful household materials may do so at the Department of Sanitation’s Manhattan SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal event, held Sunday, May 20. The drop-off event will be held at Teachers College on West 120 St.
DSNY (through donateNYC) conducted a comprehensive survey of NYC’s reuse sector. The aim of this survey and assessment was to provide a census overview of reuse activity in New York City and to expand the knowledge about the enterprises that contribute to product reuse and waste prevention