Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, October 27

Prescription Drug Takeback Day
10am-2pm, various locations citywide
Safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at sites throughout NYC on Saturday, October 27.  Click here for details and drop-off sites. Find a year-round take back location sponsored by a member of the National Community Pharmacists Association at www.disposemymeds.org

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.

Clothing Collection - Morningside Heights
11am-1pm, in front of 3150 Broadway (at LaSalle St), Manhattan (map)
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.  Sponsored by Morningside Hts./W. Harlem Sanitation Coalition.  For more information contact jslevine100 (at) msn.com or 212-666-6157. Learn more.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Rockaway Park
12pm-3pm, MS 318 Waterside School of Leadership (map)
190 Beach 110th St, 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, 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.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Morris Park
11am-2pm, P.S. 108 Philip J. Abinanti School (map)
1166 Neill Ave, b/t Yates & Hering Ave, 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, 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.

Saturday, December 8

Electronics Recycling Collection - Park Slope
10am-4pm, PS 321 (map)
Eastside of 7th Ave b/t 1st & 2nd Sts, Brooklyn 

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

This Thanksgiving, buy an extra bag of fresh produce while you shop and donate it during our Buy a Bag events. Find the schedule here. 

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    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.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.