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.