Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, June 23

Book Swap - Midtown
12pm-3pm, 53rd Street Library (map)
18 W 53rd St, Entrance on 53rd St b/t 5th & 6th Aves, Midtown Manhattan

Bring books in good condition. Take all the books you can carry, for free! You don't have to bring books to take books

Sunday, June 24

Shred-A-Thon - Upper East Side
10am-2pm, 92nd Street Greenmarket 
West Side of 1st Ave b/t 92nd & 93rd Sts, Upper East Side, Manhattan (flyer)

This free event allows you to safely and securely shred personal documents, junk mail, bills, and more. Cardboard, plastic-handled shopping pags, and hardcover books are not accepted, and all paper clips and plastic or metal bindings must be removed. Hosted by Upper Green Side.

Saturday, July 14

Stop 'N' Swap® - Long Island City
12pm-3pm, PS 111 - Schoolyard* (map)
37-15 13th St, Long Island City, Queens
*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.

Saturday, July 21

Stop 'N' Swap® - University Heights
11am-2pm, St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church (map)
2345 University Ave, entrance on W. Fordham Rd, University Heights, 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, July 22

Stop 'N' Swap® - Sunnyside
12pm-3pm, Sunnyside Community Services (map)
43-31 39th St, b/t 43rd Ave & Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, 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, July 28

Stop 'N' Swap® - Chinatown
11am-4pm, Chinatown ADA Weekend walk* (map)
Mott St b/t Canal & Worth St, 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.

Sunday, July 29

Stop 'N' Swap® - Hamilton Heights
12pm-3pm, Hamilton Heights Weekend Walk* (map)
West 143rd St, b/t Amsterdam Ave & Hamilton Pl, 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.

There’s nothing like coming out of the cavernous Union Square subway station to a canopy of tree branches covered in spring blossoms, the tents of the Greenmarket visible just beyond.

And then there’s the smell…strawberries.

Now you can make one of these delicious strawberry recipes!

  • 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.

  • Education

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