Garbage not picked up Thursday due to storm will be collected

Garbage not picked up

Garbage Man / August 23, 2019

You can report that garbage, recycling, organics, or bulk items were not picked up on your service day. The Department of Sanitation will collect them in 1 to 2 business days.

To make a complaint, items must:

  • Be from a residential building
  • Be placed out between 4 PM and midnight the day before the scheduled day
  • Be placed out properly, following disposal rules
  • Remain curbside

You cannot make a missed collection complaint if your scheduled service day was suspended due to a City holiday or emergency.

Garbage, Recycling, and Organics Complaints

To report missed garbage, recycling, and organics collection, you can make a complaint starting at 8 AM the day after your service day.

Bulk Item Complaints

  • If the item is larger than 4 feet by 3 feet and is not recyclable, you can make a complaint starting at 8 AM on the Sunday following your service day.
  • For smaller bulk garbage items and recyclable bulk items, you can make a complaint starting at 8 AM the day after your service day.

Call 311 to report missed collection of large non-recyclable bulk items.

Source: www1.nyc.gov