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Saturday, November 1

Pumpkin Smash 2014
Brooklyn - 10am-1pm, PS 216 and Red Hook Community Farm
Queens - 10:30am-1:30pm, Sunnyside Greenmarket
Manhattan - 10am-2pm, Clement Clarke Moore Park and St. Nicholas Miracle Garden
Staten Island - 11am-3pm, PS 9

Turn your fall pumpkins into a valuable resource for NYC soils: compost! Join the NYC Compost Project at pumpkin smashing celebrations around the city, as they collect and smash pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and decorative gourds to be composted locally. Along with pumpkin smashing, there will be light refreshments, raffle prizes for anyone who brings a pumpkin for composting, and information about how to get involved in composting right here in NYC. Bring along the whole family!  Download flyer for location details

Stop 'N' Swap® - Queens
12pm-3pm, PS 69, Jackson Heights
77-02 37th Ave (map) (flier)
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, 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.  Learn more.

Wednesday, November 5

Pumpkin Smash 2014
3:30pm-5pm, Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx

Turn your fall pumpkins into a valuable resource for NYC soils: compost! Join the NYC Compost Project as they collect and smash pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and decorative gourds to be composted locally. Along with pumpkin smashing, there will be light refreshments, raffle prizes for anyone who brings a pumpkin for composting, and information about how to get involved in composting right here in NYC. Bring along the whole family!  Download the flyer

Saturday, November 15

Stop 'N' Swap® - Queens
12pm-3pm, PS 154, Hillcrest
7502 162nd Street (map) (flier)
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, 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.  Learn more.

Saturday, November 22

Stop 'N' Swap® - Bronx
12pm-3pm, Classic Cornerstone Community Center
286 E. 156th Street, Bronx (corner of Morris Ave and 156th Street) (map) (flier)
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, 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.  Learn more.

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Meet OROE at these events and get answers to your recycling questions!

10/20/14: Stay tuned for more updates soon.