Waste Management Plan Requirements

Posted on January, 26 2023

The new requirement for Waste Management Plans went into effect on April 1, 2022 and states plans are required for buildings with 150 dwelling units or more. Waste Management Plans must be submitted to the Department of Buildings and Department of Sanitation at the same time as construction plans. The Waste Management Plan must include storage of refuse, recyclables, and composted material for 150% of the anticipated volume between regularly scheduled collections.

For the full requirements see the adopted rule as well as DSNY’s informational page.