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

E-Waste Mobile Craft Session

E-Waste Mobile Craft Session – Family Friendly! Saturday January 28th from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse 469 President Street Brooklyn, NY 11215 Make a one-of-a-kind e-waste mobile sculpture. By participating in this session, you will have a... read more

Excavation Wednesdays

Wednesdays January 18th & 25th 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 on select... read more

New Years Resolution: Let’s Learn to Compost!

An Introduction to Composting in NYC Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, 6:30 – 8pm Sixth Street Community Center  638 E 6th Street (Between Avenues B&C) New York, NY 10009 Make 2017 the year to adopt more environmentally sustainable habits! Join us for an introductory... read more

2017 Winter E-Waste Events Are Here!

  UPDATE 12/23/16: We’ve added two small events in Soho 1/6 and 1/8! Check them out on our calendar for specific times and locations. Our 14th Annual After-The-Holidays E-Waste Calendar is here! We have 8 events across New York City to safely, securely, and... read more

2017 Master Composter Course Application is OPEN

The Spring 2017 NYC Master Composter Course Application is open! This intensive course covers soil and compost science, compost system designs, management of a community compost project, and much more. The NYC Master Composter Course requires 24 hours of classroom... 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

January 20, 2017
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
January 21, 2017
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
January 21, 2017
10am–4pm 
Georgetowne Shopping Center
January 22, 2017
10am–4pm 
92nd Street Y
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