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Garbage Collection Requirement Reminder - Snow & Ice around snow banks

January 18, 2022

Please be advised that the City of Amsterdam SanitationDepartment is requesting that all city residents DO NOT put garbage bags and/or pails on top of snowbanks.  Please clear a spot for your bagsand pails in front of the snow bank or next to the snow bank.  If garbage is on banks, buried in the banksor behind the bank on the sidewalk, it WILLNOT be collected. Per AmsterdamCity Code Section 201-20E - Therewill be no collection from residences where snow and ice have not been clearedfrom access pathways or driveways.


We would also like to remind you that black bags ARE NOT ACCEPTED.  If black bags are put out, your garbage WILL NOT be collected and willbe tagged.  


If you have any questions regarding this, please call 518-842-3691.