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

BREWING MAGICAL Compost Tea Workshop

Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center to learn more about amazing Compost Tea garden allies and how to brew them and apply it towards your own garden. Compost Tea can provide soil with billions of microorganisms crucial for healthy... 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

NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Forum

Roused for rivers? Swayed by bays? Raise your voice! The NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP) wants to hear your priorities for improving the waters, waterfronts, and watersheds of the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary. From Poughkeepsie to Perth Amboy, from the... read more

Nitty Gritty Soil Health Workshop

Nitty Gritty Soil Health Workshop June 25, 2016 from 12:00-1:30 PM 140 Essex Street (The Lowline) Join the NYC Compost Project for an afternoon workshop on how to create and identify healthy soils. You’ll also learn about initiatives that are taking place across NYC... read 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

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

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

June 27, 2016
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
June 27, 2016
8am–11am 
Grand & Clinton
June 27, 2016
8am–11am 
First Ave & First
June 28, 2016
8am–11am 
W 23rd & 8th Ave
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