Greenmarket Food Scrap Collection Schedule

GrowNYC offers food scrap collection at 40 Greenmarket locations; see map and list below for details. Consult our main compost page for a guide of what we do and do not accept.  Note: some locations are able to accept fall leaves; please click here for a map of community leaf drop locations citywide

Please adhere to the drop-off schedule at each location. Food scraps cannot be accepted after stated hours.  All locations are year-round unless noted otherwise.

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.  

Partner Key:
DSNY = NYC Department of Sanitation
GrowNYC = GrowNYC + Community Compost Partners
LES Ecology Center = Lower East Side Ecology Center
BIG!NYCCP = NYC Compost Project Hosted by Big Reuse
Battery = Battery Conservancy
NYRP = New York Restoration Project

BOROUGH LOCATION DAY TIME PARTNER
Bronx Bronx Borough Hall Greenmarket
Grand Concourse & 161st St
Tuesdays
Jun 7 - Nov 22, 2016
8am-2pm GrowNYC
Bronx BronxWorks Fresh Food Box
1130 Grand Concourse, lobby
Wednesdays 3:30pm–6:30pm GrowNYC
Bronx

Learn It, Grow It, Eat It Youthmarket
McKinley Square at 169th St & Boston Rd

Wednesdays 10am-3pm GrowNYC
Bronx Parkchester Greenmarket
Westchester Ave & White Plains Rd
Fridays
Jun 10 - Nov 18, 2016
8am-3pm GrowNYC

Bronx

Poe Park Greenmarket
Grand Concourse & 192nd St
Tuesdays
Jun 28 - Nov 22, 2016
8am-1:30pm GrowNYC
Brooklyn Bay Ridge Greenmarket
3rd Ave & 95th St
Saturdays
May 7 - Nov 19, 2016
8am-1pm DSNY
Brooklyn Boro Park Greenmarket
14th Ave b/t 49th & 50th St
Thursdays
Jul 7 - Nov 17, 2016
8am-1pm GrowNYC
Brooklyn Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket
Court & Montague

Saturdays
Thursdays 

8am-4pm
8am-2pm
GrowNYC
Brooklyn Carroll Gardens Greenmarket
Carroll St b/t Smith & Court
Sundays 8am-1pm DSNY
Brooklyn Cortelyou Greenmarket
b/t Argyle & Rugby Rds
Sundays 8am-1pm DSNY
Brooklyn Ft. Greene Greenmarket
Washington Park at DeKalb
Saturdays 8am-3pm GrowNYC
Brooklyn Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
NW corner of Prospect Park
Saturdays 8am-3:30pm GrowNYC
Brooklyn McCarren Park Greenmarket
Union Ave and Driggs
Saturdays 8am-2pm GrowNYC
Brooklyn Sunset Park Greenmarket
4th Ave b/t 59th & 60th Sts

Saturdays
Jul 9 - Nov 19, 2016

8am-1pm DSNY
Brooklyn Williamsburg Greenmarket
Taylor St and Lee Ave
Thursdays
Jul 7 - Nov 17, 2016
8am-3pm GrowNYC
Brooklyn Windsor Terrace – PS 154 Greenmarket
PS 154 11th Ave b/t Sherman & Windsor Pl*
*Relocating on Jun 12
Sundays
May 8 - Dec 18, 2016
9am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan 57th St Greenmarket
57th St & 9th Ave
Saturdays
May 21 - Dec 24, 2016
8am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan 79th St Greenmarket
79th & Columbus
Sundays 9am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan 82nd St Greenmarket
82nd St b/t 1st & York
Saturdays 9am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan 92nd Street Greenmarket
1st Ave b/t 92nd & 93th Sts

Sundays
Jun 26 - Nov 20, 2016

9am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan 97th Street Greenmarket
W 97th & Columbus
Fridays 8am-2pm GrowNYC

Manhattan

175th Street Greenmarket
175th St & Wadsworth
Thursdays
Jun 30 - Nov 17, 2016
8am-2pm GrowNYC
Manhattan Abingdon Square Greenmarket
W12th St & 8th Ave
Saturdays 8am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan Bowling Green Greenmarket
Broadway at Battery Place
Tuesdays 8am-2pm Battery
Manhattan Columbia University Greenmarket
Broadway b/t 114th & 115th Sts
Sundays
Thursdays
8am-1pm
8am-3pm
DSNY
GrowNYC
Manhattan Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket
E 47th St & 2nd Ave
Wednesdays 8am-3pm GrowNYC
Manhattan Fort Washington Greenmarket
168th Street & Ft. Washington Ave
Tuesdays
Jun 7 - Nov 22, 2016
8am-3pm GrowNYC
Manhattan Inwood Greenmarket
Isham b/t Seaman & Cooper
Saturdays 8am-12pm NYRP
Manhattan Mount Sinai Greenmarket
Madison Ave b/t 98th & 99th Sts
Wednesdays
Jun 29 - Nov 23, 2016
8am-2pm GrowNYC
Manhattan St. Mark's Church Greenmarket
E 10th St & 2nd Ave
Tuesdays
Jun 7 - Nov 22, 2016
8am-2pm GrowNYC
Manhattan Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket
South end of Stuyvesant Town Oval
Sundays
May 22 - Nov 20, 2016
9:30am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan Tompkins Square Greenmarket
E 7th St & Ave A
Sundays 8am-1pm DSNY
Manhattan Tribeca Greenmarket
Greenwich St at Chambers
Saturdays, year round
Wednesdays*
*Mar 23 - Dec. 21, 2016
8am-1pm

8am-1pm
DSNY

GrowNYC
Manhattan Tucker Square Greenmarket
66th St at Columbus Ave
Saturdays
Thursdays
8am-1pm
8am-3:30pm
DSNY

GrowNYC
Manhattan Union Square Greenmarket
NE Section of Union Square Park
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 8am-5pm LES Ecology Center
Queens Corona Greenmarket
Roosevelt Ave at 103rd St
Fridays
Jul 8 - Nov 18, 2016
8am-1pm GrowNYC
Queens Forest Hills Greenmarket
South side of Queens Blvd & 70th Ave
Sundays 8am-2pm BIG!NYCCP
Queens Jackson Heights Greenmarket
34th Ave b/t 77th & 78th Sts
Sundays 8am-2pm BIG!NYCCP
Queens Rockaway Youthmarket
Beach Channel Drive and Beach 58th St
Saturdays
Jul 9 - Nov 19, 2016
10am-1pm GrowNYC
Queens Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket
Vernon and Broadway
Saturdays
Jun 4 - Nov 19, 2016
8am-2pm BIG!NYCCP
Queens Sunnyside Greenmarket
Skillman Ave b/t 42nd & 43rd St
Saturdays 8am-2pm BIG!NYCCP
Staten Island St. George Greenmarket
St. Marks & Hyatt St
Saturdays 8am-1pm DSNY
Staten Island Staten Island Mall Greenmarket
Marsh Ave & Ring Road (Parking Lot)
Saturdays
Jun 4 - Nov 19, 2016
8am-1pm DSNY

 

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