Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, July 22

Electronics Recycling Collection - Chelsea
10am-4pm, Mike's Tech Shop (flyer) 
120 W 20th St, Manhattan (map)

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

Stop 'N' Swap® - Far Rockaway
12pm-3pm, Haven International Ministries - Outdoor Lot  (flyer)
188 Beach 84th St, Queens (map)
Outdoor event, will be moved inside church with inclement weather.

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books & 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 23

Stop 'N' Swap® - Chinatown
11am-2pm, Columbus Park  (flyer)
67 Mulberry St, Manhattan (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather.  

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books & 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.

Tuesday, July 25

NYC Food Waste Fair
9am-6pm, Brooklyn EXPO Center
72 Noble St, Brooklyn  (map)
Ticketed Event

This event will bring together sustainability experts and the food industry to learn how to reduce costs and get the most out of our food, while helping New York City’s environment. Sponsored by The Foundation for New York’s Strongest and the NYC Department of Sanitation. For more info visit www.foodwastefair.nyc.

Saturday, July 29

Stop 'N' Swap® - Hamilton Heights
12pm-3pm, Hamilton Heights Weekend Walk  (flyer)
West 143rd St b/t Amsterdam Ave & Hamilton Pl, Manhattan 
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather. Check website for changes.

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books & 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 19

Kids Items Swap - Woodhaven
12pm-3pm, Queens Library at Woodhaven (flyer)
85-41 Forest Parkway, Queens (map)
Outdoor event, will be moved indoors with inclement weather.
Bring children's clothing, shoes, toys, accessories, books, and school supplies only, please. Take home something new-to-you. You don't have to bring something to take something. Learn more.

Clothing Swap - East New York
10am-1pm, East New York Farmers Market (flyer)
Schenck Ave b/t New Lots & Livonia Aves, Brooklyn (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather
Bring clean, reusable clothes to share and find a outfit that's new to you! You don't have to bring somethingto take something.  Learn more.

Sunday, August 20

Stop 'N' Swap® - Stapleton
11am-2pm, Staten Island MakerSpace Park (flyer)
Front St & Thompson St, Staten Island (map)
Outdoor event, subject to cancellation with inclement weather
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books & 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 24

Stop 'N' Swap® - Upper East Side
12pm-3pm, Jan Hus Presbyterian Church (flyer)
351 E 74th St, Manhattan (map)
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & 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.

While the checkered tablecloth and box of sparklers are critical, the real key to an exceptional Fourth of July celebration is decidedly the food.

  • 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.

  • Teach

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.