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

What’s Going On Inside My Bin?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Morris Jumel Community Garden 457 W 162nd Street, Manhattan In this workshop, we will discuss the basics of composting and how to troubleshoot common issues that come up when maintaining a compost pile. Together we will... read more

MONUMENT: Artist and Music Installation

MONUMENT Thursday June 15th, 7 – 10 PM Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse (Directions) The Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse/LES Ecology Center is pleased to announce Monument, a one night installation and music event at its Brooklyn warehouse where artists will re-cast the... read more

Outdoor Composting 101

Thursday, June 29, 2017 6PM – 8PM La Plaza Cultural Community Garden E 9th St & Avenue C, Lower East Side Join us at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden to learn how garden trimmings and food scraps can become garden gold through composting. This class... read more

New Compost Drop Off! East River Compost Yard

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Lower East Side Ecology Center offers food scrap drop-off sites across the city. We are piloting a 24-hour accessible community composting drop-off site at our East River Park Compost Yard. To ensure that we have the best organic... read more

2017 Fishing Clinics!

Get hooked on the East River! The schedule is up for our most popular summer program— 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... 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 22, 2017
8am–11am 
W 23rd & 8th Ave
June 22, 2017
8am–11am 
Hudson Square
June 22, 2017
10am–5pm 
Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse
June 22, 2017
11am–1pm 
East River at Grand Street
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