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"¡Recicla, Boricua!" Float Cleans Up Puerto Rican Day Parade

GrowNYC and the Sierra Club of Puerto Rico "floated up" Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue at the festive National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, June 16. Volunteers collected more than 489 pounds of recyclable materials--a 54% increase from last year!

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GrowNYC Hosts USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden

GrowNYC was thrilled to host US Department of Agriculture’s deputy secretary, Krysta Harden, for a tour of our Union Square Greenmarket and lunch on Monday, June 1. Despite the torrential downpour, Deputy Secretary Harden spent plenty of time walking around the market, sampling products and chatting with Greenmarket farmers about the challenges and rewards of farming in our region. 

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"The New Greenmarket Cookbook" on sale NOW!

With recipes from José Andrés, Michael Anthony, Mark Bittman, April Bloomfield, Melissa Clark, Michael Pollan, Christina Tosi and many more, The New Greenmarket Cookbook will be available for $20 at Union Square every Wednesday and Saturday and on select days at your neighborhood Greenmarket.

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We Can’t, We Won’t, and We Don’t Stop the Swap

Stop ‘N’ Swap® community reuse events kick into high gear just in time for Spring cleaning. We’ll be turning trash into treasure throughout the entire summer, in locations all across the city.  Unload good, reusable items or find something new-to-you, free!

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Stop 'N' Swaps®


Saturday, June 27 - Bronx
12pm-3pm
Fordham Manor Reformed Church

2705 Reservoir Avenue


Saturday, July 18 - Bronx
12pm-3pm
Amalgamated - Park Reservoir House (Vladeck Hall)
74 Van Cortlandt Park South (Hillman Ave)


Sunday, July 19 - Manhattan
12pm-3pm
Soha Square Market
St. Nicholas Ave b/t W. 117 & 116 Sts

Electronics Recycling Collections

Recycle unwanted or broken electronics at e-waste events in all 5 boroughs. Find e-waste collections and more on our Recycling Events page.