Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Saturday, February 24

Stop 'N' Swap® - Midtown
11am-2pm, Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Ave, entrance on Lex & 54th St (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.

Saturday, March 3

Stop 'N' Swap® - Jamaica
12pm-3pm, PS 50
143-26 101 Ave b/t Allendale St & Sean Bell Way, Queens  (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.

Sunday, March 18

Stop 'N' Swap® - Flushing
12pm-3pm, Free Synagogue of Flushing
136-23 Sanford Ave, entrance on Kissena Blvd, Queens (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.

Saturday, March 24

Compost Giveback - Queens
10am-1pm, Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street, Flushing (map)
It’s time to get your garden started, and Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost to celebrate! Bring your own bags and bins, and come prepared to fill and carry out your own containers (shovels will be provided). Learn more & RSVP.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Little Neck
12pm-3pm, Queens County Farm
73-50 Little Neck Parkway (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.

Sunday, April 8

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Brooklyn
10am-4pm, Prospect Park, Park Circle
Corner of Parkside Ave & Prospect Park SW
Cars enter from Parkside Ave
Walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation (map)

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 14

Stop 'N' Swap® - Williamsburg
12pm-3pm, Williamsburg Community Center
195 Graham Ave, at Scholes St, Williamsburg Brooklyn (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.

Thursday, April 19

Stop 'N' Swap® - Brooklyn
11am-2pm, Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza*
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn** (map)
*Drop off items from 8am at the Greenmarket
**Outdoor event, will be moved indoors 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.

Saturday, April 21

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Queens
10am-4pm, Astoria Park, Parking Lot
Cars enter from Ditmars Blvd onto 21st Street
Walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation (map)

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, April 22

Kids Clothing Swap - Manhattan
1am-2pm, JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave, b/t 75th & 76th Sts, Upper West Side, Manhattan (map)
Bring children's clothing, shoes, and accessories only. Take home something new-to-you. You don't have to bring something to take something. Learn more.

Saturday, April 28

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Staten Island
10am-4pm, Midland Beach Parking Lot
Father Capodanno Blvd & Hunter Ave
Cars approach from Slater Blvd (map)

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.

Stop 'N' Swap® - Flatlands
12pm-3pm, PS 119*
3829 Avenue K, entrance on Ave K b/t E38th & 39th Sts, Flatlands Brooklyn (map)
*For info on wheelchair access, please call 646.588.8545

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, April 29

Kids Items Swap - Staten Island
12pm-3pm, Joe Holzka Community Garden
100 Barker Street, b/t Trinity Pl & Castelston Ave, Port Richmond, Staten Island (map)
*For info on wheelchair access, please call 646.588.8545

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, May 5

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Bronx
10am-4pm, Orchard Beach Parking Lot
Follow Park Drive to the end
Cars approach from Slater Blvd (map)

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 20

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Manhattan
10am-4pm, West 120 St between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave
Cars approach from West 122 St down Amsterdam Ave
Walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation (map)

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.

 

When inclement weather in the city or in the greater region affects markets, this blog post will be information central for up-to-the-minute schedule changes. 

  • 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.