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

Spring 2018 E-waste Events

Clear out your old electronics this spring! Bring them to one of our collection events, happening every weekend from March through June. For more info on E-waste recycling and what items we accept, visit our FAQ. View our full calendar. Saturday, March 17 –... read more

Seed Bomb Workshop

  Saturday, February 17, 2018 12-1pm Seward Park Library 192 East Broadway New York, NY 10002 Explore what makes a healthy soil in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn about the soil nutrient cycle and the role compost has in rebuilding soils and... read more

Compost Workday!

Compost Workday March 1, 2018 1-3pm East River Park Compost Yard FDR Drive btwn Jackson St. and Cherry St., New York, NY 10002 GPS Coordinates: 40°42’40.0″N 73°58’44.2″W Volunteer with one of New York City’s oldest community composting... read more

Help Wanted: Compost Field Associate

The NYC Compost Project, hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center, is looking to hire a Compost Field Associate. This position is primarily responsible for operating food scrap drop-off sites in Manhattan and ensuring that the material is processed into compost.... read more

15th Annual After-the-Holidays E-waste Events

Start the New Year right by disposing your unwanted electronics responsibly during our 15th Annual After the Holidays E-waste Events. Please take a look at our e-waste event calendar for detailed information on exact locations. We have 8 events lined up, and as always... 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

Upcoming Events

February 26, 2018
8am–11pm 
Grand & Clinton
February 26, 2018
8am–11am 
First Ave & First
February 26, 2018
8am–5pm 
Union Square Greenmarket
February 27, 2018
8am–11am 
W 23rd & 8th Ave
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