Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, September 22

Paper Shredding – Upper East Side
10am–2pm, 82nd Street Greenmarket
b/t 1st & York Aves

Upper Green Side presents its Hello, Fall 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.  Learn more

Electronics Recycling Collection - Bed Stuy
10am-4pm, 462 Halsey Community Farm (map)
462 Halsey St, 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® - Coney Island
12pm-3pm, PS 100 Parking Lot* (map)
2951 W 3rd St, entrance on W 2nd St b/t W 2nd Pl & W Brighton Ave, Brooklyn
*Outdoor event, subject to cancellation 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. Learn more.

Sunday, September 23

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Manhattan
10am-4pm, Union Square, North Plaza (map)
South side of 17th St b/t Park Ave South & Broadway 

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.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Woodhaven
10am-2pm, Forest Park (map)
Forest Park Drive 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.

Clothing & Textile Collection - Chinatown
2pm-5pm, Confucius Plaza (map)
33 Bowery, Manhattan 

Give new life to old clothes! Bring clean clothing, paired shoes, linens, handbags, belts, and other reusable textiles to this special one-day event. Materials will be accepted by Wearable Collections and taken to a sorting facility where they are separated into different grades, with an effort to recover as much usable clothing as possible for distribution to second-hand markets.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Washington Heights
11am-2pm, S.T.A.R. Senior Center (map)
650 W 187th St b/t Broadway & Wadsworth Ave, 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, September 29

Electronics Recycling Collection - Maspeth
1pm-4pm, Maspeth Federal Savings Bank  (map)
56-18 69th Ave, enter parking lot on Clinton 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® - Staten Island
12pm-3pm, Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve Natural Interpretive Center (map)
2351 Veterans Road West, Charleston

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, September 30

Electronics Recycling Collection - Chinatown
10am-4pm, Kimlau Square (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® - North Corona
12pm-3pm, PS 330 (map)
110-08 Northern Blvd b/t 110th & 111th Sts, 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, October 6

Electronics Recycling Collection - Springfield Garden
10am-4pm, Springfield Park (map)
147th Ave & Springfield Boulevard, 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 Event - Bronx
10am-4pm, Orchard Beach Parking Lot (map)
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 7

Electronics Recycling Collection - Lower East Side
10am-4pm, Tompkins Square (map)
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.

Saturday, October 13

Electronics Recycling Collection - St. Albans
10am-4pm, 113-43 Farmers Blvd, Queens (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Kids Items Swap - Bronx
11am-2pm, DreamYard Project (map)
1085 Washington Ave, Morrisania, Bronx

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.

Sunday, October 14

Electronics Recycling Collection - Kew Gardens Hills
10am-4pm, Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (map)
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.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Sunset Park
11am-2pm,Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Notre Dame Hall) (map)
60th St b/t 5th & 6th Ave, Sunset Park, 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.

Saturday, October 20

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Staten Island
10am-4pm, Midland Beach Parking Lot (map)
Father Capodanno Blvd & Hunter Ave
Cars approach from Slater 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.

Electronics Recycling Collection - East Williamsburg
10am-4pm, Grand Street (map)
Corner of Grand & Lorimer 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 - Cobble Hill
10am-4pm, PS 29 (map)
Baltic St b/t Henry & Clinton, 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® - Hillcrest
12pm-3pm, PS 154 (map)
7502 162nd St, Hillcrest, 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, October 21

Electronics Recycling Collection - Flatbush
10am-4pm, Flatbush Food Co-op (map)
1415 Coutelyou Rd, Brooklyn

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

Saturday, October 27

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Queens
10am-4pm, Cunningham Park, Ball Field Parking Lot (map)
Cars enter on Francis Lewis Blvd b/t Union Turnpike & Grand Central Pkwy

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.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Little Neck
10am-4pm, St. Anastasia Church (map)
Parking lot entrance on Alameda 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® - Rockaway Park
12pm-3pm, MS 318 Waterside School of Leadership (map)
190 Beach 110th St, Rockaway, 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, October 28

Electronics Recycling Collection - Howard Beach
10am-4pm, 159th Ave & 88th St, Queens (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® - Financial District
12pm-3pm, Pace University - Aniello Bianco Room (map)
3 Spruce Street, FiDi, 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, November 3

Electronics Recycling Collection - Jamaica
10am-4pm, Baisley Pond Park (map)
Baisley Blvd b/t 155th & 157th Sts

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

Saturday, November 17

Electronics Recycling Collection - Throgs Neck
10am-4pm, Randall Ave b/t Hollywood Ave & the Throgs 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.

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.

 

 

 

At GrowNYC, there’s no stopping when it comes to swapping!  We reduce NYC’s waste by helping New Yorkers reuse perfectly good items at community swap events made possible by dedicated staff, our passionate volunteers, and diverse community partners. 

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