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

Green Festival 2016

Thank you guys so much for coming out to Green Festival this year! We were happy to be a part of the convention as a Non-Profit Ally and we were able to interact with over 500 people throughout the course of the weekend. As always, Lower East Side Ecology Center... read more

Collect Pond Urban Water Walk

Join the Lower East Side Ecology Center on Friday May 6th 1 PM as we follow the path of a raindrop or lavatory flush through NYC’s streets. We will start at Foley Square, the former location of the Collect Pond and end near an overflow pipe along the East River.... 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 in celebrating┬áthe achievements and success that the community has... 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

Compost Workshop: Composting in the City

Saturday May 7th, 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Elizabeth Street Garden New York, NY 10012 The NYC Compost Project in partnership with the beautiful Elizabeth Street Garden is hosting a hands-on workshop to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week.┬áLearn how... 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

April 28, 2016
10am–5pm 
Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse
April 29, 2016
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
April 29, 2016
8am–11am 
Grand & Clinton
April 29, 2016
8am–11am 
First Ave & First
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Celebrate LES Ecology Centers achievements at our annual picnic fundraiser! Sunday June 5th from 5-8 PM honoring Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer. Get tickets & more info at http://lesecologycenter.org/2016-annual-summer-picnic-fundraiser
We are working with Rockefeller Foundation to green East River Park for #EarthDay! What are you doing to celebrate? Let us know!
Crew that just won't quit! Thanks @nycares for helping us paint, clean, mulch, and weed East River Park! #caresday