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

Take the Bait! Come fish with us on the East River!

Get hooked on the East River! Join us this summer for our catch-and-release fishing clinics. Bait and tackle will be provided (or bring your own), plus basic fishing instruction and other activities to explore the estuary. Fishing Clinics are free and open to the... read more

Green-roofing Workshop

Building a green roof on your home is an incredible way to save money, reduce your energy bills, and even get a tax abatement. This workshop is an introduction to help you understand exactly what they are and how they are built. This is an intro 101 class with lots... read more

Annual Summer Picnic Fundraiser!

Countdown to our Summer Picnic! Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) Our annual summer picnic fundraiser is coming quickly upon us! Please join us Sunday June 5th, 2016 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the East River Park Fireboat House in celebrating the... read more

Hand Heart Eye Phone

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse 469 President St Brooklyn, NY 11215 Artist Devon Watson presents, Hand Hear Eye Phone, a workshop that focuses on the contemporary smart phone. This workshop will cover a short history of... read more

Wiggle Your Way Into Composting

Wiggle Your Way Into Composting: An Introduction to Indoor Vermicomposting June 23, 2016 from 6:30-8:00 PM 28 E. 35 Street (John H. Holmes Community House, Front Lounge)   Learn how worms work their magic, converting kitchen scraps into a rich organic fertilizer,... read more

Outdoorfest Fishing Happy Hour

Tired of the old noisy after work happy hour? Head down to the Ecology Center to finish off the week with views of the East River as the sun sets and the light turns “magic.” As part of OutdoorFest, tonight is Summer Friday fishing and hanging out on the East River... read more

Compost Giveback May 2016!

During the month of May, benefit from the fruits (and veggies) of your labor! Drop off your food scraps at participating Commuter Composting drop-off sites four times from May 2 – May 31, and receive FREE compost! Help celebrate International Compost Awareness... read more

DSNY – SAFE Disposal Events – 2016

The Department of Sanitation of New York City has finalized their schedule of 2016 SAFE Disposal Events. Please take a look at the informational page for the SAFE Disposal program. This page lists information about how to properly handle and dispose of particular... 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

May 25, 2016
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
May 25, 2016
12pm–7pm 
Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse
May 26, 2016
8am–11am 
W 23rd & 8th Ave
May 26, 2016
8am–11am 
Hudson Square
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Bees on the allium in East River Park. Join us for a stewardship event to get your garden on!
Two weeks after we first posted our robin's nest with 3 eggs we have 2 nestlings! #urbanwildlife #nycparks #birds #robin #nest
NYC #compostproject is hanging out with @birdie_nyc at @feedbackorg union square event where we are putting a stop to global food waste! @nyczerowaste #feeding5000NYC