Recycling Events


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

Thursday, November 14

Clothing Upcycling Workshop

7pm-10pm, Wearable Collections

180 West 9th St, Brooklyn

Learn how to make a no-sew pillow, bring mending projects, and get advice on reaparing and darning clothes.  Sewing machines and refreshments provided.  Wear your best sustainable outfit to play Sustainable Fashion Outfit Bingo!  Learn more.
 

Saturday, November 16

Stop 'N' Swap® - Morrisania
12pm-3pm, DreamYard Project
1085 Washington Ave, b/t E 165th & E 166th Sts, Bronx 
(map)

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.

Electronics Recycling Collection - East Elmhurst
10am-4pm, Petco/Modells Shopping Center
b/t 77th St. and 30th Ave, Queens

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

Saturday, November 17

Electronics Recycling Collection - Queens Village
10am-4pm, Martin Van Buren HS
Hillside Ave & 232nd St

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

Saturday, November 24

Paper Shredding - Upper East Side
10am-2pm, 92nd Street Greenmarket
First Ave at 92nd St

Upper Green Side presents its Thanksgiving edition of their popular Shred-A-Thon series.  Securely shred personal documents, junk mail, bills, and more, free!  No cardboard, plastic-handled shopping bags, or hardcover books.  Please remove all paper clips and plastic or metal bindings.  Learn more.

Electronics Recycling Collection - Fresh Meadows
10am-4pm, Cunningham Park Parking Lot
Union Tpke b/t Francis Lewis Blvd & 196th Pl, Queens

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

Saturday, December 7

Electronics Recycling Collection - Park Slope
10am-4pm, PS 321
 7th Ave b/t 1st St and 2nd 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® - Jackson Heights
12pm-3pm, PS 69
77-02 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, Queens 
(map)

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.

 

 

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    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.

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    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.

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