Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/Photo by Arthur de Gaeta
BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/Photo by Arthur de Gaeta
Brooklynites enjoying the snow at Shore Road Park.

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is warming up for winter.

The agency began its annual “Night Plow” operations Monday evening, November 13, the seasonal schedule change that enables DSNY to respond promptly and effectively to snow and ice conditions around the clock.

During this time, however, local residents’ normal trash and recycling collection times may change temporarily.

The switch-up assures that the agency will have a sufficient number of employees assigned to work both the night and early morning shifts, and to operate essential snow fighting equipment in each of the city’s 59 sanitation districts.

“Night Plow operations are essential in our ability to prepare for the snow season,” said DSNY Commissioner Kathryn Garcia. “Night Plow allows us to schedule sanitation workers round-the-clock, therefore transitioning these critical first responders to snow fighting operations in a more efficient manner. When they are not on snow and ice removal duty, the night shift will collect household trash and recycling. We advise these crews to work as quietly as possible.”

The two shifts are 4 p.m. to midnight, and midnight to 8 a.m. The day shift starts at 6 a.m.

DSNY’s snow season lasts through mid-April.

Comments:

Join The Discussion

x


Related Stories
New Hamilton Avenue waste transfer station officially operational
New Hamilton Avenue waste transfer station officially operational
“Better than ever” sanitation services coming to southwest Brooklyn thanks to Council funding, says local pol
“Better than ever” sanitation services coming to southwest Brooklyn thanks to Council funding, says local pol
Popular Stories
Photo Google Maps
Record-breaking sale of two commercial buildings in Bensonhurst
Image courtesy of Google Maps
43-year-old Dyker Heights resident arrested for trespassing on local school property
BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/Photos by Jaime DeJesus
Nets players serve as coaches and referees at Fort Hamilton Army Base game
Skip to toolbar