You can report recycling theft if you observed a vehicle remove a large quantity of recyclable materials which had been placed out for collection for Sanitation.
You cannot remove items, materials, or bags that other residents have placed out for Sanitation pickup. Only authorized employees or agents of the Department of Sanitation may collect them.
DO NOT fill out this form to report individuals on foot scavenging small quantities of recyclable material.
Report stolen recyclable materials taken with a vehicle.
Theft of Recycling Award Pamphlet
You can also order a pamphlet that explains the Theft of Recycling Award Program and how to report recycling theft.
Download or request Department of Sanitation materials.