Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

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Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Working towards a sustainable NYC since 1987

We offer Community-based Recycling and Composting Programs,
Local Stewardship of Green Space, and Environmental Education Programs.

Learn More

Excavation Wednesday!

Wednesday, February 22nd from 5:00pm to 6:30pm, Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse 469 President Street Brooklyn, NY 11215 What is inside our everyday electronics and how can these components be repurposed? Come to Excavation Wednesday’s at the Gowanus E-waste Warehouse... read more

iMac Chalkboard Craft Session

Saturday February 25th, 2017 from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse 469 President St Brooklyn, NY 11215 Come to the Gowanus E-waste Warehouse to disassemble iMacs in order to repurpose them into chalkboards. Participants are welcome to take home their... read more

Death by Design Movie Night!

Lower East Side Ecology Center presents Death By Design: A documentary about the lifecycle of electronic waste. Explore the dirty secret of our digital addiction as it relates to New York City and our E-Waste Recycling & Reuse Program (We’re featured in the film!)... read more

Adieu to Tekserve

With Tekserve closing its doors to its retail store the Lower East Side Ecology Center is losing a brilliant partner in making e-waste recycling accessible to all New Yorkers. It all started in 2007, when Tekserve’s co-founders David Lerner and Dick Demenus invited... read more

New Murals at East River Park Compost Yard

Our Compost Yard has had a makeover! With the help of Priti Patel and artist Laur Alvarez’s designs and coordination we were able to design new looks for our shipping containers! Thank you to all the volunteers from L’Oreal who painted our shipping... read more

E-Waste Warehouse Volunteer Opportunity

Are you interested in learning about electronic waste? Would you like to help us reuse and recycle the large amount of e-waste generated by the individuals, nonprofit organizations, and schools of New York City? If so, feel free to join the volunteer program at the... read more

Upcoming Events

February 22, 2017
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
February 22, 2017
8am–11am 
First Ave & First
February 22, 2017
8am–11am 
East Broadway & Rutgers
February 22, 2017
8am–11am 
W 127th St & Malcolm X Boulevard
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