nyc recycling events this weekend

Mulchfest!
Chip in! Mulch your tree! Help NYC grow!

What: Bring your droopy, naked tree to a mulch center near you. At some locations you can bring home your very own pile of mulch.

When: Saturday, January 10 and Sunday, January 11, 2009
10am – 2pm

Where: Various locations in NYC. Look here for yours.

Who: Brought to you by the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.


e-waste recycling

Keep your old pollutin’ electronics out of the landfill — at two locations (see below)

What: Bring your tired, weary computers and peripherals, TVs, DVD and VCR players, stereos and more to the following locations this weekend.

When: Saturday, January 10, 2009
10am – 4pm

Where: West 23rd St btwn 6th & 7th Aves, Manhattan

When: Sunday, January 11, 2009
10am – 4pm

Where: Fulton St & S. Portland Ave, Brooklyn

Who: Brought to you by The Lower East Side Ecology Center (LESEC).

textile recycling
Give your old clothes and other textiles a second chance at two locations (see below)

What: Bring that old shirt you haven’t worn in 5 years, the jeans that don’t fit, holey shoes, really any old rags (wearable or not) to give them another life.

When: Saturday, January 10, 2009
9am – 4pm

Where: Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

When: Saturday, January 10, 2009
8am – 2pm

Where: Inwood Greenmarket, Isham St @ Cooper St (West of B’way and 211th St), Inwood

Who: Goodwill, Council on the Environment of NYC (CENYC)

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