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Join NYC's Strongest!

Want to join NYC's Strongest? We offer great pay, benefits, and advancement opportunities. The filing period for the next Sanitation Worker exam will be open from October 1 until October 31, 2014. Go to starting October 1 to register for the exam, which will be offered in February 2015.

Sims Recycling Education Center

To help New Yorkers understand the recycling process, Sims constructed a Recycling Education Center at their new materials recovery facility in Sunset Park. Take a look!

The de Blasio Family on Food and Waste Recycling

Take a look at a video featuring Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family highlighting New York City’s Organics Collection Program, and showing New Yorkers how food and waste recycling can be integrated into their day-to-day lives.

What's New
Looking for Alternatives to Closed Manhattan Special Waste Drop-Off Site?

Commissioner Garcia presents preliminary report on expanding organics collection pilot to Mayor and City Council

DSNY Proposed Refrigerant Recovery Rule - 2nd Hearing Notice PDF (315KB)

Read the DSNY 2013 Annual Report PDF (7.3MB)

Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Impound Rule PDF (95KB)

Notice of Adoption of Final Rules Designating Rigid Plastic Items as Recyclable Materials for Collection By DSNY PDF (38KB)

DSNY Highlights
Sanitation Collection and Holiday Schedule
Access the NYC Department of Sanitation Holiday and Collection Schedule
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Publication Sanitation Rules and Regulations
Learn how to comply with Sanitation's rules and regulations.
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Recycle symbol NYC Recycling Program
New York City has the largest, most ambitious recycling program in the nation.
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No Parking symbol Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspension Calendar
The City suspends alternate side parking regulations, for both street cleaning purposes and traffic flow, on the 32 legal and religious holidays.
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Collection Schedule
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> CFC Recovery
> Derelict Vehicle
> Literature/Decal
> Lot Cleaning
> Missed Collection
> Miscellaneous
> Refrigerator Disposal
> Lawn Litter Violations


Recycling Info
NYC Stuff Exchange
Received a Violation?
ASP Suspensions
What's in NYC Waste
Golden Apple Awards
Keep NYC Beautiful

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