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.
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 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.
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.
LL152 requires DSNY to reduce permitted capacity at transfer stations in Brooklyn Community District 1 by 50 percent and in Queens Community District 12 and Bronx Community Districts 1 and 2 by 33 percent.
DSNY's Borough-Based Snow Plans describe measures DSNY will take
to fight winter weather, clear streets for safe transportation, and address issues of public safety
related to snow and ice conditions. This document is published pursuant to the requirements set
forth under Local Law 28 of 2011.
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.
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 NYC Charter, for the site selection and acquisition of property located at 31-11 20th Avenue et al for a DSNY garage etc.
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.
This Thursday, October 1st, staff at DSNY will engage in a ceremonial “walkout” of DSNY headquarters to honor First Deputy Commissioner Steven Costas on his final day with the Department. FDC Costas is retiring after 34 years at DSNY.
Join DSNY's Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and elected officials (CONFIRMED THUS FAR: Councilmembers Van Bramer and Koo, others invited) to celebrate the reopening of community compost sites and food scrap drop-off sites in New York City.
DSNY's Borough Snow Plan describes measures DSNY will take to fight winter weather, clear streets for safe transportation, and address issues of public safety
related to snow and ice conditions. This document is published pursuant to the requirements set
forth under Local Law 28 of 2011.
Using information provided by Council Member Robert Holden’s office, the DSNY’s Enforcement Division conducted numerous investigations into illegal dumping in Liberty Park, Glendale in Queens and was able to nab six offenders in a period of two weeks.
DSNY's Identifying Information Law Report, in accordance with Local Laws 245 and 247 of 2017, details what information DSNY keeps about the general public and about internal personnel, and how that information is used.
DSNY’s annual report that chronicles the successes that happened throughout the year 2018. Successes highlighted include incorporating computer visualization and machine-learning technologies into snow response to launching new platforms that lead students to lifelong recycling habits.
A statement of financial condition of the Relief and Pension Fund of the Department of Street Cleaning of the City of New York as of June 30, 2020 and report on operations of said Fund for the year ending June 30, 2020.
DSNY has announced the appointment of three executive- level positions, a Director of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; an Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs; and an Assistant Commissioner for Facilities Planning and Engineering.
This report includes the total number of alternative fuel “sanitation vehicles," discusses notable advances in DSNY’s clean diesel fleet, and provides information regarding DSNY efforts to further incorporate alternative fuel vehicles into vehicles into its fleet to further reduce emissions.
The New York City Department of Sanitation is reminding city residents that starting March 1, the State’s ban on most single-use plastic bags, and fee on paper carryout bags, will be in effect. Shoppers who bring a reusable bag to the store will not be charged.
Local Law air reports for Fiscal Year 2019 as required by Local Laws 38, 39 as amended by Local Law 73 of 2013, 40, 41, 42 of 2005 and 43 of 2010 as amended by local law 119 of 2016. These reports document the use of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel, compliance with biodiesel requirements, etc
From February 22nd to the 28th, the Department of Sanitation’s donateNYC program and the Foundation for New York’s Strongest will host the second annual Re-Fashion Week NYC, a one-of-kind event celebrating sustainability and reuse in fashion.
LL74/2018 requires each agency to submit to the Mayor and the City Council Speaker a report on such study with recommendations for implementing a penalty mitigation program for violations issued to food service establishments or retail establishments
In observance of Presidents’ Day, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there will not be trash, curbside compost, nor recycling collection, or street cleaning, on Monday, February 17, 2020.
In advance of the New York State plastic carry-out bag ban set to take effect March 1, the New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that they will be distributing some 100,000 free reusable bags to city residents over the next three weeks.
In observance of the Lincoln’s Birthday holiday, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there will be no trash, recycling, or curbside composting collection on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no trash, recycling, or curbside compost collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, January 20, 2020.
Every New Year’s Eve, revelers gather in Times Square to ring in the new year. Party hats, noisemakers, confetti, paper streamers and other pieces of New Year’s joy help make a festive night, but all the material left behind must be cleaned by daybreak!