No Trash or Recycling Collection on Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021


The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no trash or recycling collection on Monday, September 6, 2021.


  • Residents who normally receive Monday trash collection may place their material at the curb between 4 p.m. and midnight Monday evening, however there will be collection delays, as is common after holidays. We appreciate patience as we work to collect the backlog of material.
  • Residents who normally receive Monday recycling collection should place their material out at curbside between 4 p.m. and midnight on Sunday, September 12 for pickup on Monday, September 13.


Additionally, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of the holiday.


For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules contact 311 or visit


About the New York City Department of Sanitation

The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) keeps New York City healthy, safe and clean by collecting, recycling and disposing of waste, cleaning streets and vacant lots, and clearing snow and ice. The Department operates 59 district garages and manages a fleet of more than 2,000 rear-loading collection trucks, 450 mechanical brooms and 705 salt 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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