Zero Waste Events


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other Local Events

Saturday, March 7

Stop 'N' Swap - East Flatbush
12pm-3pm, PS 361 - CAMBRA, Gymnasium  (map)
1957 Nostrand Ave, 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, March 14

Stop 'N' Swap - Little Neck
12pm-3pm, Queens County Farm Museum (map)
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, 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, April 5

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Brooklyn
10am-4pm, Prospect Park, Park Circle (map)
Corner of Parkside Ave & Prospect Park SW - Cars enter along Parkside Ave from Ocean Ave & Lincoln Rd

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. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Saturday, April 18

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Queens
10am-4pm, Astoria Park, Parking Lot (map)
Hoyt Ave & 19th Street - Cars enter from DItmars Blvd onto 21st St

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. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Saturday, April 25

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 events. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Saturday, May 2

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 events. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

Sunday, May 31

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Manhattan
10am-4pm, Columbia University/Teachers College (map)
W 120 St b/t Broadway & Amsterdam Ave - Cars approach from Seminary Row down Amsterdam Ave

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. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more.

 

 

 

 

GrowNYC is happy to announce our Spring 2020 Fresh Food Box Training for nonprofit organizations interested in operating their own Fresh Food Box wholesale buying club.

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    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.