Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, November 17

Electronics Recycling Collection - Throggs Neck
10am-4pm, Randall Ave b/t Hollywood Ave & the Throggs Neck Expressway (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Morris Park
11am-2pm, P.S. 108 Philip J. Abinanti School (map)
1166 Neill Ave, b/t Yates & Hering Ave, Bronx

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and 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.

Zero Waste Thanksgiving
1pm-3pm, Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St, Flushing

$6 (non-members)

Spend the afternoon with guest All.Things.Cooked, a cooking experiment that upcycles kitchen surplus to appreciate food nose to tail and root to stem.  Get tips to waste-proof your Thanksgiving and see demos of delicious and eco-friendly recipes.  Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.  Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Learn more.  

Sunday, November 18

Electronics Recycling Collection - Jackson Heights
10am-4pm, 37th Ave b/t 78th & 79th Sts, Queens (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Shred-A-Thon - Upper East Side 
10am-2pm, 92nd Street Greenmarket 
1st Ave b/t 92nd & 93rd Sts

Upper Green Side presents its "Thanksgiving '18" edition of their popular Shred-A-Thon series. Securely shred personal documents, junk mail, bills, and more, free! No cardboard, plastic-handled shopping bags, or hardcover books. Please remove all paper clips and plastic or metal bindings. More info: uppergreenside@gmail.com

Stop 'N' Swap® - Roosevelt Island
12pm-3pm, Manhattan Park Theater Club Community Room (map)
8 River Road, Roosevelt Island, Manhattan 

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and 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, December 1

Stop 'N' Swap® - Jackson Heights
12pm-3pm, PS 69 (map)
77-02 37th Ave, Queens

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and 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, December 2

Stop 'N' Swap® - Kingsbridge
12pm-3pm, Amalgamated - Park Reservoir Houses (Vladeck Hall) (map)
74 Van Cortlandt Park South, Hillman Ave, Bronx

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and 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, December 8

Electronics Recycling Collection - Park Slope
10am-4pm, PS 321 (map)
East side of 7th Ave b/t 1st & 2nd Sts, Brooklyn 

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

Stop 'N' Swap® - Bayside
1pm-4pm, Korean Community Services (map)
203-05 32nd Ave, Bayside, Queens

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and 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, December 9

Electronics Recycling Collection - Upper West Side
10am-4pm, JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Avenue b/t 75th & 76th Sts

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

Stop 'N' Swap® - Boro Park
12pm-3pm, Boro Park YM-YWHA (map)
4910 14th Ave, Brooklyn

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and 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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