Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, September 23

Electronics Recycling Collection - Chelsea
10am-4pm, Mike's Tech Shop (flyer)

120 W 20th St b/t 6th & 7th Ave (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Bushwick
10am-4pm, Irving Square Park (flyer)

Knickerbocker Ave b/t Halsey & Weirfeild St (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Clothing & Textile Collection - Bed-Stuy
10am-4pm, 462 Halsey Community Farm 
462 Halsey St, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn (map)
Give new life to old clothes, and bring clean and dry clothing, paired shoes, linens, handbags, belts, and other reusable textiles to this special one-day event! Materials will be collected 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
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

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

Forest Park bandshell parking lot (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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

Electronics Recycling Collection - Bed Stuy
10am-4pm, 462 Halsey Community Farm (flyer)

462 Halsey b/t Lewis & Sumner Ave (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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.

Friday, October 6

Electronics Recycling Collection - Lower East Side
11am-4pm, 334 Madison St b/t Gouverneur & Jackson Sts (flyer)
 (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Saturday, October 7

Electronics Recycling Collection - East Elmhurst
10am-4pm, Petco/Modells Shopping Center (flyer)

Enter parking lot at 77th St b/t 30th & 31st Ave (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Ft. Greene
10am-4pm, Myrtle Ave at Ft. Greene Park b/t Washington Park & N. Portland Ave (flyer)
 
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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.

Saturday, October 14

Electronics Recycling Collection - St. Albans
10am-4pm, St. Albans Episcopal Church (flyer)

116-42 Farmers Blvd, Queens (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Maspeth
1pm-4pm, Maspeth Federal Savings Bank (flyer)

56-18 69th St, enter parking lot from Clinton Ave (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Sunday, October 15

Electronics Recycling Collection - Kew Gardens
10am-4pm, Yeshiva of Central Queens (flyer)

150th St b/t 70th Rd & Jewel Ave (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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

Electronics Recycling Collection - Flatbush
10am-4pm, Flatbush Food Co-op (flyer)

Cortelyou Rd b/t Rugby & Marlborough Rd (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection - East Williamsburg
11am-4pm, Grand Street b/t Lorimer & Leonard Sts (flyer)
 (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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, 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

Electronics Recycling Collection - Bronx
10am-4pm, Church of the Mediator (flyer)

Kingsbridge Ave b/t W 230th & 231st Sts, Highbridge (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Cobble Hill
10am-4pm, PS 29 (flyer)

Baltic St b/t Henry & Clinton Sts (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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.

Saturday, October 28

Electronics Recycling Collection - Little Neck
10am-4pm, St. Anastasia Church 

Northern Blvd parking lot, enter from Alameda Ave (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Sunday, October 29

Electronics Recycling Collection - Upper West Side
10am-4pm, JCC (flyer)

Amsterdam Ave b/t 75th & 76th Sts (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

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

Saturday, November 4

Electronics Recycling Collection - Springfield Gardens
10am-4pm, Springfield Park (flyer)

147th Ave & Springfield Blvd (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Sunday, November 5

Electronics Recycling Collection - Howard Beach
10am-4pm, NYFAC 

164-14 Cross Bay Blvd (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

Saturday, December 9

Electronics Recycling Collection - Park Slope
10am-4pm, PS 321

7th Ave b/t 1st & 2nd Sts (map)
Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwave or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn more.

This week, we are honoring Marian Heiskell and her contributions to GrowNYC and its Gardens Program.

  • 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.