Recycling Events

 


GREEN = GrowNYC Events  
BLACK = Other NYC Recycling Events

September 7 - October 15

Great American Book Drive - Brooklyn
10am-3pm, Central Library (lobby returns desk)
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Donate gently used books to Brooklyn Public Library. On Saturday, October 15, all donated books will be available for $1 each. Unsold books will be sent to www.betterworldbooks.com for resale, with a portion of online book sales going to the library. Learn more. 

Saturday, October 1

Electronic Recycling Collection - Throggs Neck
10am-4pm, Barkley Ave b/t East Tremont & Revere Aves

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

Electronic Recycling Collection - Maspeth
12pm-4pm, Maspeth Federal Savings Bank
enter parking lot from Clinton Ave

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

Sunday, October 2

Electronic Recycling Collection - Chinatown
10am-4pm, Division St b/t Market St & Bowery

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

Saturday, October 8

Electronic Recycling Collection - Little Neck
10am-4pm, St. Anastasia Chruch
parking lot enter from Alameda Ave

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

Sunday, October 9

Electronic Recycling Collection - College Point
10am-4pm, 134-01 20th Ave
enter parking lot from 20th Ave

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

Electronic Recycling Collection - Flatbush
10am-4pm, Flatbush Food Co-op
1415 Cortelyou Rd

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

Saturday, October 15

Electronic Recycling Collection - Jamaica
10am-4pm, Calvary Baptist Church
111-10 Guy R. Brewer Blvd

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® - Brownsville
12pm-3pm, PAL Brownsville Beacon Center
985 Rockaway Ave b/t Hageman Ave & Linden Blvd (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, October 16

Electronic Recycling Collection - Marine Park
10am-4pm, Marine Park
Ave U b/t 33rd & Stuart Sts

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® - Sunset Park
11am-2pm, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Norte Dame Hall
60th St b/t 5th & 6th Aves, 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.

Saturday, October 22

NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Staten Island
10am-4pm, Midland Beach Parking Lot
Father Capodanno Blvd & Hunter Ave

Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine. Only NYC residential waste will be accepted (no business or institutional waste permitted). Learn more at www.nyc.gov/safedisposal.

Electronic Recycling Collection - Bay Ridge
10am-4pm, St. Anselm Church Our Lady of ANgels Church Parking Lot
4th Ave b/t 81st & 82nd Sts 73rd St b/t 3rd & 4th Aves

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® - Bronx
12pm-3pm, PS 75
984 Faile St, Longwood, Bronx (map) (flier)
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, October 23

Electronic Recycling Collection - Cobble Hill
10am-4pm, P.S. 29 
Baltic St b/t Henry & Clinton Sts

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

Electronic Recycling Collection - Jackson Heights
10am-4pm, 37th Ave b/t 78th & 79th Sts
Baltic St b/t Henry & Clinton Sts

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

Saturday, October 29

Electronic Recycling Collection - Inwood
10am-4pm, Inwood Hill Park
entrance at Seaman Av & Isham St

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

Sunday, October 30

Electronic Recycling Collection - Upper West Side
10am-4pm, Jewish Community Center
Amsterdam Ave b/t W75th & W76th Sts

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

Electronic Recycling Collection - Midwood
10am-4pm, Public Library
975 E 16th St b/w Ave I & J

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

Saturday, December 10

Electronic Recycling Collection - Park Slope
10am-4pm, PS 321
7th Ave b/t 1st & 2nd Sts

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

 

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