You can report a problem with a public recycling bin.

Department of Sanitation (DSNY) public recycling bins collect metal, glass, plastic, milk or juice cartons, and paper. They are made of metal and can be all one color or silver with a colored lid.

You can report a public recycling bin that’s completely full or overflowing.

What You Need

Please describe in your complaint if:

  • Trash is blowing into the street or onto the sidewalk
  • There is trash or trash bags on the ground around the bin

Call 311 to report the problem.

Call 311 to report a broken or malfunctioning Big Belly solar trash can.