Refrigerators or freezers placed on a sidewalk or in a public alleyway for disposal must have all doors and locking devices removed.

You can report a refrigerator or freezer placed out for disposal without the door being removed.

Call 311 for assistance.

What Happens Next

The Department of Sanitation responds to this type of report in 1 to 2 business days.

Landlords or homeowners who do not remove doors may get a summons.