Recycling Events


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, March 23

Electronics Recycling Collection – Throggs Neck
10am-4pm, IS 192
Randall Ave b/t Hollywood Ave & Throggs Neck Expwy, Bronx
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® - Queens
12pm-3pm, Queens County Farm (map)
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, 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.

Saturday, March 30

Electronics Recycling Collection – Chinatown
10am-4pm, Chatham Square/Kimlau Square, East Broadway & Bowery
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® - Woodhaven
12pm-3pm, PS 97 (map)
8552 85th St b/t 85th Dr & 86th 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, March 31

Electronics Recycling Collection – Upper West Side
10am-4pm, Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan 

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

Saturday, April 6

Electronics Recycling Collection – Elmhurst
10am-4pm, CC Moore Playground 
Broadway b/t Elmhurst & Vietor Ave, Queens 

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® - Sugar Hill
12pm-3pm, Sugar Hill Apartments (map)
898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155 St, 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.

Sunday, April 7

Electronics Recycling Collection – East Village
10am-4pm, Tompkins Square Park
Ave A b/t 9th & 10th Sts, Manhattan

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

NYC SAFE Disposal – Brooklyn
10am-4pm, Prospect Park - Park Circle
Corner of Parkside Ave & Prospect Park SW

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

Saturday, April 13

Electronics Recycling Collection – Flatbush
10am-4pm, Flatbush Food Co-op
1415 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn

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

NYC SAFE Disposal – Queens
10am-4pm, Astoria Park - Parking Lot
Hoyt Ave & 19th St

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

Stop 'N' Swap® - Hunt's Point
12pm-3pm, Bronx Studio School (map)
928 Simpson St, 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.

Sunday, April 14

Electronics Recycling Collection – Kew Gardens
10am-4pm, Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills
70-11 150th St, Queens
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection – Park Slope
10am-2pm, JJ Byrne Playground
5th Ave b/t 3rd & 4th Sts, Brooklyn
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Clothing Swap - Bushwick
12pm-3pm, Moto Spirits Distillery (map)
93 Forrest St, near Central Ave,  Brooklyn

Bring clean, reusable clothes to share and find an outfit that’s new to you! You don’t need to bring something to take something.  Clothing, shoes, belts, hats, and accessories only please!

Thursday, April 18

Shredfest - Staten Island
10am-2pm, Knights of Columbus
397 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY
Shred your documents containing personal/sensitive information, free!  Limit of three bags per household.  Hosted by AARP Fraud Watch Network, registration is required.

Shredfest - Cambria Heights
10am-1pm, Alpha Phi Alpha Sernior Citizens Center
220-01 Linden Blvd, Cambria Heights, NY
Shred your documents containing personal/sensitive information, free!  Limit of three bags per household.  Hosted by AARP Fraud Watch Network, registration is required.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Brooklyn Heights
11am-2pm*, Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza** (map)
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn
*Donations accepted from 8am at the Greenmarket
**Outdoor event, will be moved inside Borough Hall with inclement weather

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. In partnership with the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President.  Learn more.

Sunday, April 20

Shredfest - Crown Heights
10am-2pm, Mt. Sion Baptist Church
365 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn
Shred your documents containing personal/sensitive information, free!  Limit of three bags per household.  Hosted by AARP Fraud Watch Network, registration is required.

Electronics Recycling Collection – Sunset Park
10am-4pm, 4907 4th Ave
b/t 49th & 50th Sts, Brooklyn

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

Electronics Recycling Collection – Fort Greene
10am-4pm, Habana Outpost
Fulton St & South Portland Ave, Brooklyn
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Monday, April 22

Electronics Recycling Collection – SoHo
10am-4pm, Howard St b/t Broadway & Mercer St, Manhattan
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Wednesday, April 24

Shredfest - Bed-Stuy
11am-3pm, Restoration Plaza
1368 Fulton St, Brooklyn
Shred your documents containing personal/sensitive information, free!  Limit of three bags per household. Hosted by AARP Fraud Watch Network, registration is required.

Friday, April 26

Electronics Recycling Collection – Upper East Side
10am-4pm, Carl Schurz Park
East End Ave b/t 84th & 85th Sts, Manhattan

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

Saturday, April 27

Shredfest - Harlem
9am-1pm, Esplanade Garden
2569 Adam Clayton Powel Blvd, Harlem
Shred your documents containing personal/sensitive information, free!  Limit of three bags per household. Hosted by AARP Fraud Watch Network, registration is required.

NYC SAFE Disposal – Staten Island
10am-4pm, Midland Beach Parking Lot
Father Capodanno Blvd & Hunter Ave

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

Electronics Recycling Collection – Canarsie
10am-4pm, E 96th Street
b/t Ave J & Flatlands, Brooklyn
Turn right into parking lot close to Flatlands

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

Shredfest - Bronx
11am-2pm, Eastchester Church of God
3020 Eastchester Rd, Bronx
Shred your documents containing personal/sensitive information, free!  Limit of three bags per household. Hosted by AARP Fraud Watch Network, register is required.

Electronics Recycling Collection – Maspeth
1pm-4pm, Maspeth Federal Saving Bank - Parking Lot
56-18 69th St, Queens

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

Sunday, April 28

Electronics Recycling Collection – Woodhaven
10am-2pm, Forest Park Bandshell - Parking Lot, Queens
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Saturday, May 4

Electronics Recycling Collection – Jamaica
10am-4pm, 172-12 Linden b/t 172nd & 173rd Sts, Queens
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

NYC SAFE Disposal – 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. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Staten Island
12pm-3pm, College of Staten Island - Green Dolphin Lounge (map)
2800 Victory Blvd, Bull's Head, Staten Island 

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, May 5

Electronics Recycling Collection – Cobble Hill
10am-4pm, PS 29
Baltic St b/t Henry & Clinton Sts, Brooklyn
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Friday, May 10

Electronics Recycling Collection – Meatpacking District
10am-4pm, W 14th St
W 14th St Southwest corner at 8th Ave, Manhattan
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection – DUMBO
10am-4pm, Pearl Street Triangle
Pearl Street Triangle b/t Front & Water Streets
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Saturday, May 11

Electronics Recycling Collection – Little Neck
10am-4pm, St. Anastasia Church
Northern Blvd Parking Lot - enter from Alameda Avenue, Queens
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Sunday, May 19

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

Sunday, June 2

NYC SAFE Disposal – Manhattan
10am-4pm, Columbia University/Teachers College
W 120 St b/t Broadway & Amsterdam Ave

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

Saturday, June 8

Electronics Recycling Collection – Hell's Kitchen
10am-4pm Manhattan Plaza
400 W 43rd St b/t 9th & 10th Aves, Manhattan

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

Sunday, June 9

Electronics Recycling Collection – FiDi
10am-4pm, Fulton St b/t Clifff & Gold Sts, Manhattan
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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