NYC Recycling Updates 2008

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December 2008

Christmas tree recycling; new program for recycling Brita filters and #5 plastics; spotlight on textiles; winter electronics recycling collections

November 2008

City increases public space recycling containers; DTV transition

October 2008


Focus on bottled water

September 2008

Stop trashing the climate--recycle more!

July 2008

CFL recycling, new NYC plastic bag recycling law

Each week, read a new story from farmers, chefs, shoppers, New Yorkers and others whose lives have been impacted by Greenmarket by following GrowNYC on We hope these stories will make you smile, make you laugh or maybe even shed a tear.

  • 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 rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Teach

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