We periodically offer tours of DSNY facilities that expose the public to daily operations and raise awareness about the life cycle of different types of waste. Visit our events page for more information about upcoming tours and open houses.

Upcoming facilities tours may include:

  • Marine Transfer Stations

  • Staten Island Transfer Station

  • Staten Island Compost Facility

  • Central Repair Shop

New York City’s recycling sorting and recovery processes are operated by the private contractors Sims Municipal, and Pratt Industries.

For tours of Sims’ metal, glass, plastic recycling facility, click here