Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Wednesday, February 3

Electronics Recycling Collection – Duffy Square
11am-2pm, Duffy Square
Broadway & 46th St, New York

Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Saturday, February 20

Shred-A-Thon – Upper East Side
10am-2pm, Near the 82nd St Greenmarket
82nd St b/t 1st & York Ave (Flier)

Recycle confidential documents and more, free, courtesy of Upper Green Side. NO hard covered books, cardboard, handled shopping bags, paper clips, spiral bindings.   

Electronics Recycling Collection – Chelsea
10am-4pmTekserve
119 W 23 Street, New York
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Saturday, February 27

Stop 'N' Swap® - Glendale
12pm-3pm, The Shops at Atlas Park (regular mall parking fees apply)
80-00 Cooper Avenue, Gleendale, Queens (flier) (map
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.

Sunday, February 28

Stop 'N' Swap® - Bronx
11am-2pm, Amalgamated - Park Reservior Houses (Vladeck Hall)
74 Van Cortlandt Park South (Hillmsn Ave) (flier) (map
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, March 5

Stop 'N' Swap® - Staten Island
12pm-3pm, Christ Church New Brighton
76 Franklin Ave, Staten Island (flier) (map
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, March 12

Stop 'N' Swap® - Elmhurst
12pm-3pm, PS 13 Clement C Moore
5501 94th Street, Elmhurst, Queens (flier) (map
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, March 19

Stop 'N' Swap® - Upper East Side
12pm-3pm, 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave, Upper East Side (flier) (map
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, April 9

Stop 'N' Swap® - Bronx
12pm-3pm, Westchester Square
2551 Westchester Ave (flier) (map
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.

Sunday, April 10

Stop 'N' Swap® - Forest Hills
11am-2pm, Central Queens Y
67-09 108th Street (at 67th Rd) Forest HIlls, Queens (flier) (map
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.

Find us in your neighborhood!

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

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.