Curbside Composting is the New York City Department of Sanitation’s (DSNY) collection service for food scraps, food-soiled paper products, and yard waste. Just like traditional recycling, residents separate these items and put them in a brown bin provided by DSNY. We collect these materials every week and turn them into compost or renewable energy.
Residents can sign-up through the online form or by calling 311. Collection will roll out to new community board districts on a monthly basis based on the number of sign-ups in the district.
Contact:
HILLARY BOSCH
Community Outreach Coordinator
Composting Programs and Partnerships
Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability
NYC Department of Sanitation
(212) 437-4473 | nyc.gov/sanitation

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