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GrowNYC's CLOTHING & TEXTILE RECYCLING COLLECTIONS
What We Accept:
Clean & dry clothing, paired shoes, bedding, linens, hats, handbags, belts, fabric scraps 36" x 36" or larger and other textiles. No rugs, carpeting or commercial waste. Your contribution to the program is tax deductible.

What happens to materials donated?
Textiles are sorted into different grades including usable clothing, cotton scrap, cotton blend scrap and synthetics. These commodities are then sold for reuse as clothing, linens, etc or to recycling markets that turn materials into wiping rags, fiber for car door panels and insulation.

Get a textile recycling bin for your apartment building!
Check out RefashioNYC for more info.

Over 2 Million lbs Collected Since 2007

The average New Yorker tosses 46 pounds of clothing and other textiles in the trash each year. All told, NYC residents discard 193,000 tons of textiles every year, at a cost to taxpayers and our environment. But with your help, landfills are going on a diet.

Textiles can be dropped off weekly at the following 29 Greenmarkets.  Please visit our recycling events page to find special one-day collections.

In cases of severe weather, markets may close early or be cancelled.  Please drop early and check our blog or follow us on social media for schedule updates.  

BOROUGH GREENMARKET DAY TIME
Bronx Bronx Borough Hall Greenmarket
Grand Concourse & 161st St
Tuesdays, Jun 3 -
Nov 25, 2014
8am-2pm
Bronx Parkchester Greenmarket
Westchester Ave & White Plains Rd
Fridays, Jun 13-
Nov 21, 2014
8am-3pm
Bronx Poe Park Greenmarket
Grand Concourse & 192nd St
Tuesdays, Jul 1 -
Nov 25, 2014
8am-1:30pm
Brooklyn Boro Park Greenmarket
14th Ave b/t 49th & 50th St
Thursdays, Jul 10 -
Nov 20, 2014
8am-1pm
Brooklyn Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket
Court & Montague
Saturdays
Thursdays
8am-4pm
8am-2pm
Brooklyn Carroll Gardens Greenmarket
Carroll St b/t Smith & Court
Sundays
Closed Easter Sunday, 4/20. 
8am-2pm
Brooklyn Cortelyou Greenmarket
Cortelyou Rd b/t Argyle & Rugby Rds
Sundays
No collection Easter Sunday, 4/20
8am-3pm
Brooklyn Ft. Greene Greenmarket
Washington Park at DeKalb
Saturdays 8am-3pm
Brooklyn Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
NW corner of Prospect Park
Saturdays 8am-4pm
Brooklyn McCarren Park Greenmarket
Union Ave and Driggs
Saturdays 8am-2pm
Brooklyn Williamsburg Greenmarket
Roebling & South 9th, b/t Division & Broadway
Thursdays, Jul 10 -
Nov 20, 2014
8am-3pm
Brooklyn Windsor Terrace - PS154 Greenmarket
11th Ave b/t Sherman & Windsor Place
Sundays, May 11 -
Dec 21, 2014
9am-2:30pm
Manhattan 57th St Greenmarket
57th St & 9th Ave
Saturdays, Apr 19 -
Dec 20, 2014
8am-12:30pm
Manhattan 79th St Greenmarket
79th St & Columbus Ave
Temporary relocation 4/27, 5/4, 5/11
Sundays
No collection Easter Sunday, 4/20
9am-1pm
Manhattan 82nd St Greenmarket
82nd St b/t 1st & York
Saturdays
Market closed 4/19
9am-2pm
Manhattan 97th St Greenmarket
W 97th & Columbus
Fridays 8am-2pm
Manhattan 175th Street Greenmarket
175th St & Broadway
Thursdays, Jun 26 -
Nov 20, 2014
8am-2pm
Manhattan Abingdon Square Greenmarket
W12th St & 8th Ave
Saturdays 8am-1pm
Manhattan Columbia University Greenmarket
Broadway b/t 114th & 115th Sts
Sundays & Thursdays
No collection Easter Sunday, 4/20
8am-3pm
Manhattan Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket
E 47th St & 2nd Ave
Wednesdays 8am-3pm
Manhattan Fort Washington Greenmarket
168th St & Ft. Washington Ave
Tuesdays, Jun 3 -
Nov 25, 2014
8am-3pm
Manhattan Inwood Greenmarket
Isham b/t Seaman & Cooper
Saturdays 8am-3pm
Manhattan Mount Sinai Greenmarket
99th St b/t Park & Madison
Wednesdays, Jun 25 -
Nov 26, 2014
8am-2pm
Manhattan St. Marks Church Greenmarket
E 10th St & 2nd Ave
Tuesdays, Jun 3 -
Nov 25, 2014
8am-4pm
Manhattan Tompkins Square Greenmarket
E 7th St & Ave A
Sundays 
Closed Easter Sunday, 4/20. 
Collection at special Saturday market, 4/19.
  
8am-4pm
Manhattan Tribeca Greenmarket
Greenwich St at Chambers
Saturdays, year round
Wednesdays, Mar 12 -
Dec 24, 2014
8am-1:30pm

8am-1pm

Manhattan Union Square Greenmarket
NE Section of Union Square Park
Mondays & Saturdays 8am-4pm
Queens Forest Hills Greenmarket
South Side Queens Blvd at 70th Ave
Sundays, beginning May 4 8:30am-1pm
Queens Jackson Heights Greenmarket
34th Ave b/t 77th & 78th Sts
Sundays
No collection Easter Sunday, 4/20
8am-1:30pm
Queens Sunnyside  Greenmarket
Skillman Ave b/t 42nd &
43rd Sts
Saturdays, May 10 -
Dec 20, 2014
9am-1pm