Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, August 26

Stop 'N' Swap® - Brownsville
1pm-4pm, Mt. Ollie Baptist Church Block Party (flyer)
1698 St. Marks Ave b/t Eastern Pkwy & E New York Ave, Brooklyn (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather
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, August 27

Stop 'N' Swap® - Pomonok
11am-2pm, Pomonok Playground (flyer)
65-85 KIssena Blvd, Queens (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather
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.

Tuesday, August 29

Organics Collection Info and Training
6:30pm-8:30pm, Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (flyer)
3700 Henry Hudson Pkwy, Bronx (map)
NYC Sanitation is turning food scraps, food-soiled paper and plant trimmings into clean energy and compost to build healthy soil. Plus, putting organics into a brown bin--instead of a garbage bag--helps keep rodents and pests away. Live in a building with at least 10 apartments in Manhattan or one of these participating outer-boor neighborhoods? Attend this session to learn about how your building can receive curbside organics collection service. .

Saturday, September 9

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Queens
10am-4pm, Astoria Park, Parking Lot

Cars enter from Ditmars Blvd onto 21st St
Walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation

Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine at the NYC Department of Sanitation's NYC SAFE event. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Staten Island
1pm-4pm, Sea View Hospital Community Service Building (flyer)
460 Brielle Ave (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, September 10

Stop 'N' Swap® - Upper West Side
1pm-4pm, Summer on the Hudson West Side County Fair (flyer)
Riverside Park South on Pier I, entrance on 68th & Riverside Blvd (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather. Rain date Sept 17.
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, September 16

Stop 'N' Swap® - Bronx
12pm-3pm, Westchester Square (flyer)
2551 Westchester Ave, Bronx (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather.
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, September 17

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Brooklyn
10am-4pm, Flyod Bennett Field

Flatbush Ave/Marine Pkwy
Cars enter along Flatbush ave and make a left into the main entrance, immediately before the toll bridge. 

Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine at the NYC Department of Sanitation's NYC SAFE event. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Saturday, September 23

Stop 'N' Swap® - Washington Heights
12pm-3pm, Fort Washington Collegiate Church (flyer)
729 W 181 St b/t Ft. Washington Ave & Magaw Pl (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, September 24

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Manhattan
10am-4pm, Union Square, North Plaza

South side of 17th St, b/t Park Ave South & Broadway
Cars approach from Park Ave South & 20th St
Walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation

Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine at the NYC Department of Sanitation's NYC SAFE event. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Upper East Side
12pm-3pm, Jan Hus Presbyterian Church (flyer)
351 E 74th St (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, September 30

Stop 'N' Swap® - East Village
12pm-3pm, Downtown Art, Rear Yard (flyer)
19 E 3rd St, b/t Bowery & 2nd Ave (map)

Outdoor event, will be moved indoors with inclement weather.
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, October 7

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Bronx
10am-4pm, Orchard Beach Parking Lot

Follow Park Drive to the end
Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine at the NYC Department of Sanitation's NYC SAFE event. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Sunday, October 15

Stop 'N' Swap® - Sunset Park
12pm-3pm, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Notre Dame Hall) (flyer)
60th St b/t 5th & 6th Aves, Sunset Park Brooklyn (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, October 21

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Staten Island 
10am-4pm, Midland Beach Parking Lot

Father Capodanno Blvd & Hunter Ave
Cars approach from Slate Blvd

Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine at the NYC Department of Sanitation's NYC SAFE event. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Whitestone
12pm-3pm, PS 184 Flushing Manor (flyer)
163-15 21st Ave b/t 163rd St & 166th Sts, Whitestone, Queens (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, October 22

Stop 'N' Swap® - North Corona
12pm-3pm, PS 330 (flyer)
110-08 Northern Blvd, North Corona, Queens (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.

We are thrilled to announce that this fall GrowNYC will build our 100th new community garden!

We opened our first garden, All People’s Garden, in the East Village in 1979. It takes a village: over the years we've worked with community residents, neighborhood associations, corporate volunteers, community partners, and city agencies. In addition to the 100 community gardens GrowNYC has built from the ground up, we’ve also lent our support to hundreds more.

  • 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.