We offer a variety of recycling services to help businesses reduce their waste and carbon footprint.

waste removal

Multiple size containers and pick-up schedules are available to businesses and institutions of all sizes.

organic recycling

The BIO-EZ food waste disposal system turns food waste to water that can safely be flushed into a sanitary sewer system.

About Us

Metropolitan Recycling is one of New York City’s largest, privately owned, recycling and waste removal companies. Servicing commercial and institutional customers in all five boroughs, Long Island, and Westchester; our facilities run 24 hours a day, 6 days a week to ensure on-time and convenient waste removal and recycling services to all our customers. We are on the forefront of recycling technologies, and will continue to invest in future advancements to increase landfill diversion and minimize the environmental impact of waste on the communities we serve. Metropolitan Recycling: Striving toward a cleaner tomorrow.

Metropolitan Recycling 2023
Observed Holidays & Pick-up Schedules

Martin Luther King Day
Monday January 16, 2023 – NO Service Interruptions

Presidents Day
Monday February 20, 2023 – NO Service Interruptions

Good Friday
Friday April 7, 2023 – NO Service Interruptions

Sunday April 9, 2023 – NO Service Interruptions

Memorial Day
Night Service – NO Service Sunday May 28, 2023 – Service resumes Monday Night May 29, 2023
Day Service – NO service Monday May 29, 2023 – Service resumes Tuesday May 30, 2023

Independence Day
Day Service – NO service Tuesday July 4, 2023 – Service resumes Wednesday July 5, 2023
Night Service – NO service Tuesday July 4,2023 – Service resumes Wednesday Night July 5, 2023

Labor Day
Night Service – NO service Sunday September 3, 2023
Night Service resumes Monday Night September 4, 2023
Day Service – NO service Monday September 4, 2023 – Service resumes Tuesday September 5, 2023

Columbus Day – Monday October 9, 2023 – NO service interruptions

Veterans Day
Saturday November 11,2023 – NO service interruptions

Normal service Day & Night Wednesday November 22, 2023
NO services Thursday Thanksgiving Day or Thanksgiving Night November 23, 2023
All services resume Friday November 24, 2023

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
NO – Service Day or Night Both Saturday 12/23/23 – Sunday 12/24/23
Night Service resumes Monday Night – 12/25/23
Day Service resumes Tuesday 12/26/23

New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day
NO – Service Day or Night Both Saturday 12/30/23 – Sunday 12/31/23
Night Service resumes Monday Night – 1/1/2024
Day Service resumes Tuesday – 1/2/2024

"As a customer since 2017, Espresso Hospitality, managing The Willian Vale Hotel and Condor Hotel, is proud to work with Metropolitan Paper Recycling. They provide superior service and an unwavering commitment to sustainability. We are thankful for the services they provide The William Vale and the Condor Hotel."
Benzi Herbst
Espresso Hospitality Management, LLC
"Metropolitan's service is outstanding and they have a strong commitment to sustainability. We are grateful for the services they provide Acadia's assets."
Jeremy Hill
Acadia Realty Trust
"Metropolitan provides excellent service and is a huge part of Alpha's waste removal. Alpha's workflow would suffer tremendously should we lose them."
Steven Zaret
Alpha Packaging Industries Inc
"We have been working with the Metropolitan team for more than 20 years and we could not be happier with our relationship" Metropolitan strives to provide excellent service and is prompt to respond when we have a need or concern. This is not an easy job to do, especially with over 22 of our very demanding locations. We look forward to continuing our working relationship with Metropolitan for years to come."
Justin Shon
Food Bazaar
"I’m taking this opportunity to comment on and thank you and Metropolitan and your entire organization for your excellent service to Bloomingdale’s New York Flag Ship Store at 59th Street for the past more than 15 years. Your organization has given us above and beyond service, accommodations and response to our needs while providing extremely competitive costs for your services. Metropolitan has always been there for us with quick response at all hours and offering us new initiatives to improve our operation and cut costs. I want to thank you for the partnership and how much you value our relationship that I am confident we will continue to receive."
Phil Bottcher
"I have known Greg Bianco personally for more than 12 years, and his commitment to bettering our community by investing in technology and systems to reduce the environmental impact is second to none. We are proud to have Greg and Metropolitan in the community and we are proud to have a working relationship with them."
PJ Connolly
Russo's on the Bay
"Not just great service but they are at the forefront of new technology in waste management, providing affordable and environmentally responsible solutions."
Philip A. Penta
3 Guys From Brooklyn
"We have been working with Greg and the Metroplitan team for more than 5 years and we could not be happier with our relationship. Metropolitan provides excellent service, and is prompt to respond when we have any needs."
Gabriel Degan
The Moinian Group


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