NYC sanitation logo2.cgiThe City’s program to collect organic waste is expanding in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. DSNY is rolling out the voluntary curbside program to additional neighborhoods in May and June. The program currently serves more than 100,000 households in all five boroughs. The expansion will add approximately 35,000 new households. For more info, visit


DSNY is adding organics collection to the following new neighborhoods. High-rises can apply to receive collection. Please note: we are not accepting applications for Manhattan buildings at this time.


Staten Island – Starts week of May 11
Includes Castleton Corners, Port Richmond, and West Brighton

Queens – Starts week of May 18
Includes parts of Maspeth and Middle Village

The Bronx – Starts week of June 1
Includes Riverdale, North Riverdale, and Fieldston

Brooklyn – Starts week of June 8
Includes Northern Bay Ridge

Brooklyn – Starts week of June 15
Includes Greenpoint and North Williamsburg


Not part of NYC Organics Collection? Bring your food scraps to one of 11 new drop-off locations, or to one of 19 seasonal sites opening this summer. Currently, we have 64 sites! Find a location near you.