Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Friday, May 26

Stop 'N' Swap® - Claremont
12pm-3pm, Butler Houses - Outdoor Commons*  (flyer)
1348 Webster Ave b/t 169 & 170 Sts, Bronx (map)
*Free and open to the public. 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.

Saturday, June 3

Stop 'N' Swap® - Park Slope
12pm-3pm, Old Stone House*  (flyer) (map)
4th St at 5th Ave, Brooklyn
*Outdoor event, subect 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. This event will also feature a repair session by Fixers Collective.  Learn more.

Saturday, June 10

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Queens
10am-4pm, Citi Field Park Parking lot A
Cars approach from Shea Ave & 126th St (map)
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 events this Spring. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted).  Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - East Harlem
12pm-3pm, Wagner Houses - Outdoor Commons* (flyer)
1st Ave b/t Paladino Ave & E 120th St (map)
*Free and open to the public. Check website for inclement weather cancellation. 
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, June 11

Stop 'N' Swap® - Prospect Heights
11am-2pm, PS 9 Schoolyard*  (flyer)
80 Underhill Ave, Entrance on St. Marks 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.

Clothing & Textile Collection - Sunset Park
11am-4:30pm, Leif Ericson Park 
Fort Hamilton Parkway & 67 St 
Give new life to old clothes, and bring clean 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.

Saturday, June 17

Stop 'N' Swap® - Bay Ridge
12pm-3pm, St. Anselm Church - Parking Lot*  (flyer)
4th Ave b/t 81st & 82nd Sts (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.

Art Supplies Swap - Bushwick
12pm-4pm, House of Yes  (flyer)
Part of Arts in Bushwick Community Day (map)
*Outdoor event; will be moved indoors with inclement weather.
Bring reusable and portable art supplies to share and take something home new-to-you! You don't have to bring something to take something.  Learn more.

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.

Tuesday, July 25

NYC Food Waste Fair
19am-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, 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.

GrowNYC's garden program recently built a new garden at the New York City Housing Authority's PS 139 Conversion senior housing development in Harlem. Read more about the garden and check out a timelapse of the build.

  • 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.