Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Thursday, July 6

"Greening Your Event" Workshop
6:30pm-8pm, Project Farmhouse
76 East 13th St, Manhattan (map)
Looking to make your NYC event greener this year? Event organizers & producers are invited to attend this engaging discussion on how to plan more sustainable events. Our Event Recycling 101 discussion will cover resources & best practices on recycling, waste reduction, and how to plan for sustainability at public events such as festivals, block parties, and athletic events. An interactive workshop will follow, providing the opportunity to create a sustainability plan for your event and collaborate with others to generate & share ideas. Light refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited, so please register to reserve a space.

Sunday, July 9

Stop 'N' Swap® - Sunnyside
11am-2pm, Sunnyside Community Services  (flyer)
41-31 39th St, b/t 43rd Ave & Queens Blvd (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, July 22

Stop 'N' Swap® - Far Rockaway
12pm-3pm, Haven International Ministries - Outdoor Lot  (flyer)
188 Beach 84th St, 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, July 23

Stop 'N' Swap® - Chinatown, Manhattan
11am-2pm, Columbus Park  (flyer)
67 Mulberry St, Chinatown* (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, July 25

NYC Food Waste Fair
9am-6pm, Brooklyn EXPO Center
72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY  (map)
Ticketed Event

This event will bring together sustainability experts and the food industry to learn how to reduce costs and get the most out of our food, while helping New York City’s environment. Sponsored by The Foundation for New York’s Strongest and the NYC Department of Sanitation. For more info visit www.foodwastefair.nyc.

Saturday, July 29

Stop 'N' Swap® - Hamilton Heights
12pm-3pm, Hamilton Heights Weekend Walk  (flyer)
West 143rd St b/t Amsterdam Ave & Hamilton Pl, Manhattan 
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, August 19

Kids Items Swap - Woodhaven
12pm-3pm, Queens Library at Woodhaven* (flyer)
85-41 Forest Parkway (map)
*Outdoor event, will be moved indoors with inclement weather.
Bring children's clothing, shoes, toys, accessories, books, and school supplies only, please. Take home something new-to-you. You don't have to bring something to take something. Learn more.

Clothing Swap - East New York
10am-1pm, East New York Farmers Market* (flyer)
Schenck Ave b/t New Lots & Livonia Aves (map)
*Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather
Bring clean, reusable clothes to share and find a outfit that's new to you! You don't have to bring somethingto take something.  Learn more.

Sunday, August 20

Stop 'N' Swap® - Stapleton
11am-2pm, Staten Island MakerSpace Park* (flyer)
Front St & Thompson St, Staten Island (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 24

Stop 'N' Swap® - Upper East Side
12pm-3pm, Jan Hus Presbyterian Church  (flyer)
351 E74th St, Upper East Side (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.

On June 15th, GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse hosted the first in our Chef Seasonal Dinner Series with top chefs from Del Posto, Gramercy Tavern, Oceana, Gotham Bar and Grill, and Grand Banks. 

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    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.