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Garbage Collection Canceled On Monday

Garbage Collection Canceled On Monday

New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday there will be no street cleaning, garbage or recycling collection on Monday, February 12, 2001. Residents who normally receive Monday recycling collection on February 12, 2001 will not have their recycling material picked up until the following Tuesday, February 20, 2001. Residents should comply with the following adjusted schedules:

Garbage Collection Schedule:

  • Residents who normally receive Monday garbage collection should instead place their trash out at curbside Monday evening, or pickup on Tuesday.
  • On Tuesday, some residents may have their garbage picked up at an earlier or later time than normal.
  • Areas that regularly receive garbage collection on Tuesday, February 13, 2001 should place their trash out at curbside Monday evening, as they normally would.

Recycling Collection Schedule:

  • Residents who normally receive Monday recycling collection will not have their recycling material picked up until the following Tuesday, February 20, 2001.
  • Residents are urged not to place their recyclables out at curbside until Monday, February 19, 2001.
  • Residents and owners of commercial establishments who unlawfully leave their recyclables out at curbside over the holiday weekend are subject to a fine of up to $250.
  • Areas that are scheduled to receive collection on Tuesday, February 13 should place their recyclables out at the curbside Monday evening, February 12.

Shopkeepers, restaurant managers,

and other merchants who are serviced by private carting companies should contact their refuse haulers to determine whether they will receive collection on the holiday.


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