The NYC Smart Composting bins allow residents to drop-off food scraps program 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. The bins are located throughout the city and can be opened with an app. Food scraps are collected from the bins are turned to compost to beautify green spaces across NYC.
The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) keeps New York City clean, safe, and healthy by collecting, recycling, and disposing of waste, cleaning streets, attacking the scourge of illegal dumping, and clearing snow and ice. The Department operates 59 district garages and manages a fleet of over 2,000 rear-loading collection trucks, 450 mechanical brooms, 705 salt spreaders, and several dozen bike lane operations machines. Under the Adams Administration, the Department is aggressively cleaning more parts of the City than ever before, including over 1,000 long-ignored areas spread across every neighborhood.