Sanitation rules for the rest of the year -
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.

Sanitation rules for the rest of the year

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The Department of Sanitation provides regularly scheduled curbside refuse and recycling collection services for every residential household, public school, public building, and many large institutions in New York City.

There are NO garbage or recycling collections on the following remaining 2007 Department holidays:


October 8, 2007

Columbus Day


November 6, 2007

Election Day


November 12, 2007

Veteran's Day (Observed)


November 22, 2007

Thanksgiving Day


December 25, 2007

Christmas Day


January 1, 2008

New Year's Day

Please note the following rules. Tickets will be issued for violations.

Set out garbage after 5pm (4pm on Fridays from October to April) on the holiday for collection beginning the next day, which may occur earlier or later than normal collection. Recyclables should not be put out until the next week.

When there are back to back holidays (e.g. two Monday holidays in a row), recyclables will be collected after the second holiday.

During snow emergencies, residents may experience disruption in service.