Now all you need to do is call 311 or go online at nyc.gov/bulk and request to schedule a pickup by the Department of Sanitation (DSNY).They will pick up all large and non-recyclable items you have?think sofas, mattresses, and large wooden furniture.
People also ask
Is it legal to dump furniture in NYC?
But dumping furniture correctly and legally and without repercussions in NYC isn always simple. For example, mattresses and box springs need to be covered with a mattress bag (or some sort of plastic bag) to prevent the spread of bed bugs. Most buildings will have stipulations on getting rid of large trash items.
Does Salvation Army pick up furniture in New York City?
If you can visit one of the more than 50 Salvation Army donation centers in the NYC metro area, the charity also will pick up items for you in New York. NYC-based non profit Housing Works will also pick up certain furniture items for you.
How often is trash pickup in NYC?
In general, most NYC neighborhoods have trash collection days a few times a week, although recycling is generally picked up once a week. This can vary based on where you live, however, so be sure to check the DSNY website or app direction. What About Pick-Up Times?
Can I recycle in New York City?
The NYC Department of Sanitation does not supply bins or bags for recyclables (or refuse). Rigid containers can be used for recycling as long as they are 18-32 gallon capacity, have lids, and are properly labeled. Plastic bags for recycling must be CLEAR, 13-55 gallon capacity. See where to