Collection Service Alert for Lincoln’s Birthday, Monday, February 12

Collection Service Alert for Lincoln’s Birthday, Monday, February 12 

In observance of the Lincoln’s Birthday holiday, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there will not be garbage, organics nor recycling collection on Monday, February 12, 2018.

·         Residents who normally receive Monday garbage and organics collection should place their materials at curbside after 4 p.m. on Monday, February 12 for collection.

·         Residents who normally receive Monday recycling collection should place their materials at curbside after 4 p.m. on Monday, February 19 for collection.

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.

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.

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