No City Sanitation Service on Election Day (Tuesday, November 5, 2019)

No Trash, Recycling or Curbside Compost Collection, nor Street Cleaning on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there would be no trash, recycling, curbside compost collection, nor street cleaning on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

  • Residents who normally receive Tuesday trash and compost collection should place their materials out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5.
  • Residents who normally receive Tuesday recycling collection should place their material out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Monday, November 11 for collection on Tuesday, November 12.

In addition, all DSNY administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 5 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. 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) 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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