eWaste Recycling Event at Morningside Park

eWaste Recycling Event at Morningside Park

Tekserve & Lower East Side Ecology Center offers free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC thru May 20th. Recyclable items: computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players, radios,

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Eco-Easter Craft Workshop at Film Biz Recycling

Eco-Easter Craft Workshop at Film Biz Recycling

Stop by Film Biz Recycling 2 -5pm Sunday, April 8th for an Eco-Easter event!  Join local artist/educator Kat Roberts for a DIY Craft Workshop (ages 5+); the whole family will have fun on a Scavenger Hunt throughout FBR’s wonderland of reclaimed film detritus.

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New York City’s Recycling Rate Plummets

New York City’s Recycling Rate Plummets

Despite Mayor Bloomberg’s many new sustainable practices that have been implemented through the PlaNYC initiatve, new data reveals that the city’s recycling rate has dropped over the last five years. New York City’s recycling rate slipped to just 15 percent

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eWaste Recycling Event on Smith Street

eWaste Recycling Event on Smith Street

Tekserve & Lower East Side Ecology Center offers free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC through May 20th. Recyclable items include computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players,

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eWaste Recycling Event at Manhattan Plaza

eWaste Recycling Event at Manhattan Plaza

Tekserve & Lower East Side Ecology Center offers free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC thru May 20th. Recyclable items include computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players, radios,

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eWaste Recycling Event at E-Waste Warehouse

eWaste Recycling Event at E-Waste Warehouse

Tekserve & Lower East Side Ecology Center offers free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC through May 20th. Recyclable items include computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players,

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eWaste Recycling Event at PS 126

eWaste Recycling Event at PS 126

Tekserve & Lower East Side Ecology Center offers free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC through May 20th. Recyclable items include computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players,

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eWaste Recycling Event at Van Cortlandt Park

eWaste Recycling Event at Van Cortlandt Park

Tekserve and Lower East Side Ecology Center offer free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC thru May 20th. Recyclable items: computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players, radios, telephones,

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eWaste Recycling Event at Habana Outpost

eWaste Recycling Event at Habana Outpost

Tekserve and the Lower East Side Ecology Center offers free electronics recycling for residents, small businesses & non-profits at locations across NYC thru May 20th.

Recyclable items: computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD/VCR players, radios,

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Textile Recycling is on the Rise Thanks to Re-FashioNYC Apartment Building Collection Bins

Textile Recycling is on the Rise Thanks to Re-FashioNYC Apartment Building Collection Bins

New Yorkers throw away nearly 200,000 tons of clothing a year. But thanks to a recent spurt of recycling programs throughout New York City, collecting and reusing textiles is becoming easier than ever. One program called Re-fashionNYC was just launched last

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Bronx Couple Set Up a Sustainable Urban Fish Farm in 50-Gallon Recycling Bins

Bronx Couple Set Up a Sustainable Urban Fish Farm in 50-Gallon Recycling Bins

Not far from the New Fulton Fish Market in the Bronx neighborhood of Hunts Point, Christopher Toole is doing a little fishing of his own. Leaving behind a life of financial planning, Toole and his girlfriend Anya Pozdeeva have set up shop as urban fish farmers.

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Mayor Bloomberg Plans to Double New York City’s Recycling Rate by 2017

Mayor Bloomberg Plans to Double New York City’s Recycling Rate by 2017

In his State of the City address today, Mayor Bloomberg announced his plan to double New York City’s recycling efforts over the next five years. With the implementation of residential recycling and the creation of local composting sites, the Big Apple will

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E-Waste Recycling Event at West 63rd Street

E-Waste Recycling Event at West 63rd Street

Tekserve has teamed up with Lower East Side Ecology Center for free “after-the-holidays” electronics recycling around NYC during January 2012. Head to the Upper West Side to drop off electronics for proper recycling to help keep them out of our is all

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E-Waste Recycling Event at Prospect Park

E-Waste Recycling Event at Prospect Park

Tekserve has teamed up with Lower East Side Ecology Center for free “after-the-holidays” electronics recycling around NYC during Jan. 2012. Events begin Sat., Jan 7th and run every Sat and Sun till Jan. 28th. Head to Prospect Park on Sunday, January to

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E-Waste Recycling at Queens Botanical Garden

E-Waste Recycling at Queens Botanical Garden

Tekserve has teamed up with Lower East Side Ecology Center for free “after-the-holidays” electronics recycling around NYC during Jan. 2012. Events begin Sat., Jan 7th and run every Sat and Sun till Jan. 28th.

Tekserve is offering all eWaste Recyclers

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E-Waste Recycling at Union Square Park

E-Waste Recycling at Union Square Park

Tekserve has teamed up with Lower East Side Ecology Center for free “after-the-holidays” electronics recycling around NYC during Jan. 2012. Events begin Sat., Jan 7th and run every Sat and Sun till Jan. 28th.

Tekserve is offering all eWaste Recyclers

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E-Waste Recycling Event at Midland Beach

E-Waste Recycling Event at Midland Beach

Tekserve has teamed up with Lower East Side Ecology Center for free “after-the-holidays” electronics recycling around NYC during Jan. 2012. Events begin Sat., Jan 7th and run every Sat and Sun till Jan. 28th.

Tekserve is offering all eWaste Recyclers

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La Marqueta’s Clothing and Textile Recycling Day

La Marqueta’s Clothing and Textile Recycling Day

In Harlem, La Marqueta’s Clothing and Textile Recycling Day takes place on Saturday, November 19th. Clean out your closets and bring us yourclean unwanted clothing, paired shoes, coats, sheets, towels, blankets, scarves, belts, hats, and handbags.

Materials

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GrowNYC and Pratt Industries Give NYC Schools 40,000 Recycling Bins

GrowNYC and Pratt Industries Give NYC Schools 40,000 Recycling Bins

New York City students can now practice the habit of recycling in their own classrooms. Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island Public Schools will be receiving 40,000 new paper recycling bins. As part of the GrowNYC Recycling Champions program, each school

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New York City Lags Far Behind in Recycling Rates

New York City Lags Far Behind in Recycling Rates

New York City may be at the top of its game when it comes to energy efficiency and working toward a greener future, but there is one crucial area where the Big Apple seriously lags behind: recycling. Legislation was passed last year to overhaul the city’s

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Tekserve eWaste Recycling Event

Tekserve eWaste Recycling Event

Tekserve has teamed up again with the Lower East Side Ecology Center to offer free electronics recycling. Now is the chance to safely and properly dispose of your old, unwanted, and unused electronics. Recyclable items include computers, monitors, fax machines,

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New NYC Textile Recycling Program Will Keep 200,000 Tons of Clothing Out of Landfills

New NYC Textile Recycling Program Will Keep 200,000 Tons of Clothing Out of Landfills

Tired of schlepping your hand-me-downs all over town just to recycle them? You might not need to for much longer. City officials are teaming up with Housing Works, an organization dedicated to helping homeless people affected by HIV/AIDS, to create Refashion

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Screening and Discussion of “The Green Apple: Recycling”

Screening and Discussion of “The Green Apple: Recycling”

Come see NYC recycling in a completely new light it in this year’s Emmy Award winner in Environmental Programming. The screening of The Green Apple: Recycling, will be followed with by a presentation with OROE, who will be holding an interesting discussion

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Electronic Waste Recycling at the Festival of Ideas

Electronic Waste Recycling at the Festival of Ideas

The Lower East Side Ecology Center is holding an electronic waste (“e-waste”) recycling event at the Festival of Ideas for the New City in the Lower East Side to responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics from New York City residents.

We the

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Film Biz Recycling

Film Biz Recycling

Film Biz Recycling is a nonprofit prop house where everything has been donated by movie studios, tv, or commercial productions. The founder, Eva Radke, who worked in the film business for 15 years, started Film Biz Recycling when she realized just how much

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