Recycling

Stop 'N' Swap®

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' Swap® - East Harlem

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, house wares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. No furniture or large items, please.

Forest Hills Stop 'N' Swap

11am - 2pm
Central Queens YMCA
Forest Hills, Queens

Two Bridges Stop 'N' Swap

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, house wares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. No furniture or large items, please.

Inclement weather in the city or in the greater region does affect markets;  markets may close early, or snow-bound farmers may not be able to make it into the city.

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and support community and school gardens through tool loans, volunteer days, technical assistance, training, school garden grants and more.

  • Educate

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.