Recycling Events

 


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BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Friday, August 17

National Thrift Store Day Crawl
5pm-8pm,Thrift Store Row
157 E 23rd St, Manhattan
Join donateNYC in celebrating National Thrift Store Day by shopping second-hand first during a fun thrift store crawl.  In collaboration with Housing Works, Goodwill, Vintage Thrift and Salvation Army participants who download the donateNYC app can receive 20% off at participating stores. Snacks and refreshments will be provided at check-in, which will begin at Housing Works Gramercy (157 E 23rd St). Learn more.

Saturday, August 18

Stop 'N' Swap® - East Harlem
12pm-3pm, Uptown Grand Central Plaza* (map)
Underneath Metro-North viaduct at 125th & Park Ave, Manhattan
*Outdoor event, rain or shine.

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.

Clothing Collection & Paper Shredding - Morningside Heights
12pm-4pm, in front of 3150 Broadway, corner of LeSalle, Manhattan (flier)
Drop off clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, linens and other reusable textiles (no scraps, rugs, carpeting, pillows, comforters, or luggage). Items will be sorted for reuse or recycling. Bring confidential documents to be securely shredded and recycled. Sponsored by Morningside Hts./W. Harlem Sanitation Coalition. For more information contact jslevine100@msn.com or 212-666-6157..

Sunday, August 19

Stop 'N' Swap® - New Lots
10am-1pm, St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church (map)
Youth Center, 275 Shepherd Ave b/t Atlantic & Liberty Aves, 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, September 8

Kids Items Swap - Ridgewood
10am-1pm, Ridgewood Youthmarket (map)
Cypress Ave b/t Myrtle & Putnam Aves, Ridgewood, Queens

Bring children's clothing, shoes, toys, accessories, books, and school supplies only, please. Take home something new-to-you! You don't need to bring something to take something.

Sunday, September 9

Stop 'N' Swap® - Upper West Side
1pm-4pm, Summer On The Hudson West Side Country Fair (map)
Riverside Park South on Pier 1, entrance at 68th St & Riverside Blvd
*Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather. Rain date Sunday, Sept 16. 

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 15

Stop 'N' Swap® - Westchester Square
12pm-3pm, Westchester Square* (map)
2551 Westchester Ave, Bronx 
*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 16

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Brooklyn 
10am-4pm, Floyd Bennett Field (map)
Flatbush Ave/Marine Parkway 
Cars enter along Flatbush Ave & make a left into the main entrance, immediately before the toll bridge

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, September 22

Stop 'N' Swap® - Coney Island
12pm-3pm, PS 100 Parking Lot* (map)
2951 W 3rd St, entrance on W 2nd St b/t W2nd Pl & W Brighton Ave, Coney Island, BK
*Outdoor event, will be moved indoors 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.

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

Stop 'N' Swap® - Staten Island
12pm-3pm, Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve Natural Interpretive Center (map)
2351 Veterans Road West, Charleston, 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, September 30

Stop 'N' Swap® - North Corona
12pm-3pm, PS 330 (map)
110-08 Northern Blvd, b/t 110th & 111th Sts, North Corona, 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

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.

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.

Saturday, October 27

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Queens
10am-4pm, Cunningham Park, Ball Field Parking Lot (map)
Cars enter on Francis Lewis Blvd between 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.

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