Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, July 21

Electronics Recycling Collection - Flatlands
10am-4pm, Amersfort Park
Ave J b/t E 38th & E 39th Sts, Brooklyn

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

Electronics Recycling Collection - Flushing
10am-4pm, Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St, Parking lot on Crommelin St, Queens

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® - Sunnyside
12pm-3pm, Sunnyside Community Services (map)
43-31 39th St, b/t 43rd Ave & Queens Blvd, 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

Electronics Recycling Collection - Jamaica
10am-4pm, Baisley Pond Park
Baisley Blvd b/t 155th & 157th Sts, Queens

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® - 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

Paper Shredding Event - Upper West Side
10am-2pm, 230 West 72nd St b/t Bway & West End Ave
Safely shred and recycle up to 3 boxes of confidential documents, free! Sponsored by Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal. Info: (212) 873-6368.  Download flyer.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Georgetown
10am-4pm, Georgetown Shopping Center
2181 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn

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

Clothing Swap - Hamilton Heights
12pm-3pm, Johnny Hartman Square
West 143rd St, b/t Amsterdam Ave & Hamilton Pl, Manhattan
*Outdoor event, rain or shine

Bring clean, reusable clothes to share and find an outfit that's new to you! You don't have to bring something to take something. Learn more.

Saturday, August 11

Clothing Swap - East New York
10am-1pm, East New York Farmers Market* (map)
Schenck Ave b/t New Lots & Livonia Aves, Brooklyn
*Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather. 

Bring clean, reusable clothes to share and find an outfit that's new to you! You don't have to bring something to take something! Learn more.

Sunday, August 12

Stop 'N' Swap® - Prospect Lefferts Gardens
12pm-3pm, BKLYN Commons - PLG* (map)
Rooftop at 495 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn
*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.

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.

Sunday, August 19

Stop 'N' Swap® - New Lots
10am-1pm, St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church (map)
Outdoor Lot, 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.

Ongoing updates regarding SNAP/EBT acceptance at Greenmarket farmers markets. 

  • 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.