Forest Park Recycling Day Sponsored by Senator Joe Addabbo

Forest Park Recycling Day Sponsored by Senator Joe Addabbo

Rain or shine, join State Senator Joe Addabbo for a huge recycling event at Forest Park in Queens! All are welcomed to bring clothing & textiles, electronics, confidential papers (shredded while you watch), and residential carpeting. Please click here

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Electronics Recycling at Van Cortland Park in The Bronx

Electronics Recycling at Van Cortland Park in The Bronx

It’s spring cleaning time! Collect your old, unwanted gadgets and recycled them the eco-friendly way to keep electronics out of the waste stream. Stop by this E-waste Recycling event at Van Cortlant Park on April 17. Check out the list of acceptable so

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Electronics Recycling at Tekserve

Electronics Recycling at Tekserve

It’s spring cleaning time! Collect your old, unwanted gadgets and recycled them the eco-friendly way to keep electronics out of the waste stream. Stop by this E-waste Recycling event at Tekserve in Chelsea on April 16. Check out the list of acceptable

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Electronics Recycling at Sunnyside Community Services

Electronics Recycling at Sunnyside Community Services

It’s spring cleaning time! Collect your old, unwanted gadgets and recycled them the eco-friendly way to keep electronics out of the waste stream. Stop by this E-waste Recycling event in Sunnyside, Queens on April 30. Check out the list of acceptable so

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New York State’s E-Waste Recycling Law Takes Effect Today

New York State’s E-Waste Recycling Law Takes Effect Today

Signed into law last year, New York State’s Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act takes effect today.

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Cigarette Filter Recycling Program Will Significantly Reduce Pollutants In NYC Landfills

Cigarette Filter Recycling Program Will Significantly Reduce Pollutants In NYC Landfills

While we usually think about premature deaths and second hand smoke when we think about the detrimental effects of cigarettes, one consequence that often gets overlooked is the toxic effect they have on the environment. New York City alone boasts a smoking

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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling at Morningside Park

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling at Morningside Park

It’s spring cleaning time! Collect your old, unwanted gadgets and recycled them the eco-friendly way to keep electronics out of the waste stream. Stop by this E-waste Recycling event at Morningside Park on April 10. Check out the list of acceptable so you

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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling at Union Square

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling at Union Square

It’s spring cleaning time! Collect your old, unwanted gadgets and recycled them the eco-friendly way to keep electronics out of the waste stream. Stop by this E-waste Recycling event at Union Square Park on April 3. Check out the list of acceptable so

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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling in Staten Island

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling in Staten Island

It’s spring cleaning time! Collect your old, unwanted gadgets and recycled them the eco-friendly way to keep electronics out of the waste stream. Stop by this E-waste Recycling event in the Staten Island Mall on April 2. Check out the list of acceptable so

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LES Ecology Center E-Waste Recycling Program

LES Ecology Center E-Waste Recycling Program

The Lower East Side Ecology Center hosts E-Waste drop off events throughout the year in all five boroughs of New York City. You can bring your working and non-working electronic waste and they will dispose of it in an environmentally friendly manner — for

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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling on the Upper East Side

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling on the Upper East Side

Recycle your old, unwanted gadgets the eco-friendly way and keep electronics out of the waste stream at this E-waste Recycling on 62nd Street in the Upper East Side. Recyclers have the chance to win a MacBook Air and will receive coupons for Apple Mac, iPod,

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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Recycle your old, unwanted gadgets the eco-friendly way and keep electronics out of the waste stream at this E-waste Recycling at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.
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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling Event at RING Garden

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling Event at RING Garden

Recycle your old, unwanted gadgets the eco-friendly way, keep electronics out of the waste stream at this E-waste Recycling at RING Garden in Inwood.
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LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling Event at Habana Outpost

LES Ecology Center Electronics Recycling Event at Habana Outpost

Recycle your old, unwanted gadgets the eco-friendly way, keep electronics out of the waste stream and get a free green t-shirt from Tekserve at this E-waste Recycling at Habana Outpost in Brooklyn.

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Help a colorful pavilion made of recycled materials bloom this summer on Governors Island

Help a colorful pavilion made of recycled materials bloom this summer on Governors Island

This summer, visitors to Governors Island will get to enjoy not one, but two City of Dreams Pavilions made from recycled materials. Izaskun Chinchilla Architects’ gorgeous Organic Growth will be joining BanG’s Billion Oyster Pavilion on the grassy knoll

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GrowNYC Stop n Swap – Staten Island

GrowNYC Stop n Swap – Staten Island

GrowNYC will be hosting a Stop n Swap on Saturday, March 28 at Staten Island’s Christ Church New Brighton from 12-3 PM. Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, house wares, games, books,  and toys that you no longer need, and take home something

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Paula Hayes’ intriguing ‘Gazing Globes’ take over Madison Square Park (PHOTOS)

Paula Hayes’ intriguing ‘Gazing Globes’ take over Madison Square Park (PHOTOS)

Scattered across the northwest promenade in the park, Hayes’ Gazing Globes emerge from the ground atop white opaque pedestals that, in recent weather, appear like fingers of ice, each balancing a crystal orb. Hayes, whose lush plant terrariums delighted

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IKEA debuts 2015 kitchen line filled with ultra-efficient, space-saving designs (PHOTOS)

IKEA debuts 2015 kitchen line filled with ultra-efficient, space-saving designs (PHOTOS)

The highlight of SEKTION is its stackable soft-close drawer system, which discreetly stows everything from kitchen tools, linens, pots and pans, to recycling bins, in easy to pull-out “drawers within drawers” – so there’s no reaching, bending or crawling through

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Paula Hayes’ glittering terrarium gazing globes take over Madison Square Park

Paula Hayes’ glittering terrarium gazing globes take over Madison Square Park

Paula Hayes, “Gazing Globes”, 2015 (installation view in Madison Square Park, New York). Polycarbonate spheres and mixed media, 3 feet to 6 feet high. Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York. Photograph by Yasunori Matsui

For the next two months, Madison

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Hastings-on-Hudson becomes first NY community to ban styrofoam containers and plastic bags

Hastings-on-Hudson becomes first NY community to ban styrofoam containers and plastic bags

New York City’s recent decision to ban single-use styrofoam containers (which will go into effect on July 1st) was celebrated by many as a major step towards eliminating the ubiquitous but unrecyclable product. However, a small NY municipality has one-upped

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BKSK Architects’ LEED Gold-Seeking Complex Boasts Modern Amenities and Green Space in the East Village

BKSK Architects’ LEED Gold-Seeking Complex Boasts Modern Amenities and Green Space in the East Village

New York-based BKSK Architects is aiming high with their latest project, The Jefferson. The 115,000-square-foot, multi-family complex located on the East Village site of a former vaudeville theater by the same name is on track to earn LEED Gold certification

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NYC unveils its first large-scale wind turbine on the Brooklyn waterfront (PHOTOS)

NYC unveils its first large-scale wind turbine on the Brooklyn waterfront (PHOTOS)

Each month, the Sunset Park MRF in the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal processes over 15,000 tons of recycling waste from the NYC boroughs, and the new wind turbine was one of the first sustainable steps towards compensating for the amount of energy and cost

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Styrofoam to be banned in New York City starting in July

Styrofoam to be banned in New York City starting in July

The administration of New York City mayor Bill De Blasio announced today a ban on single-use styrofoam products starting on July 1st, 2015. The decision follows a long-awaited determination by the Department of Sanitation that Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is

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It will soon be illegal to trash electronics curbside in New York

It will soon be illegal to trash electronics curbside in New York

In the state’s ongoing effort to reduce its massive amounts of e-waste, New York has finally made it illegal to kick your unwanted electronics to the curb. Effective January 1st, the NY State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act will make it a crime

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Compost Your Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns at Pumpkin Smash 2014

Compost Your Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns at Pumpkin Smash 2014

Ray Villafane’s zombie pumpkin at the New York Botanical Garden in 2012.

Wondering what to do with your jack-o-lanterns and decorative pumpkins after the Halloween festivities are over? Bring them to the Pumpkin Smash! Hosted by the NYC Compost Project,

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