FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release #18-38
June 25, 2018 www.nyc.gov/sanitation
No Garbage, Recycling or Organic Collection, or Street Cleaning on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no trash, recycling, or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
- Residents who normally receive Wednesday trash and organics collection should place their material out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4 for pickup.
- Residents who normally receive Wednesday recycling collection should place their material out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 for pickup on Wednesday, July 11.
Additionally, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of the holiday.
To help provide city residents with Sanitation-related service reminders, updates and special event schedules, the New York City Department of Sanitation has launched DSNY Info, its smart phone and tablet app. The app also includes tips to reduce, reuse and recycle, making it easier for New Yorkers send zero waste to landfills by 2030. The free app is available for both iOS and Android operating systems, and can be found by searching DSNY Info in the Apple App and Google Play stores.
For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules contact 311 or visit nyc.gov/sanitation.
About the New York City Department of Sanitation
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) promotes a healthy environment through the efficient management of solid waste and the development of environmentally sound long-range planning for handling refuse, including recyclables. The Department operates 59 district garages and manages a fleet of more than 2,000 rear-loading collection trucks, 450 mechanical brooms and 693 salt/sand spreaders. The Department clears litter, snow and ice from approximately 6,500 miles of City streets and removes debris from vacant lots as well as abandoned vehicles from City streets.
HENRY A. EHRHARDT
Bureau of Community Affairs
NYC Department of Sanitation
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