Sanitation (DSNY)


The Department of Sanitation keeps New York City healthy, safe and clean by collecting, recycling, and disposing of waste, cleaning streets, sidewalks, and vacant lots, and clearing snow and ice. The Department has nearly 10,000 employees, operates 59 district garages, and manages a fleet of more than 2,000 collection trucks to collect a more than combined 12,000 tons of recyclables and refuse per day. DSNY operates one rail-based and four marine transfer stations and regulates private waste transfer stations citywide.



  125 Worth St., New York NY, 10013    Map this

Contact Numbers

Complaints/Information/Recycling Dial 311 or:  (212) NEW-YORK
Fax:  (212) 941-2110


Jessica Tisch , Commissioner.
Chief of Staff/Deputy Commissioner of External Affairs - Ryan Merola
(646) 885-4905
Deputy Chief of Staff - Monica Hanley
(929) 618-5058