Electronics & Textile Free Recycling Collection In Harlem

recycle in harlemGrowNYC is calling for Harlemites to responsibly recycle unwanted or broken computers, TV’s, monitors, keyboards, printers, faxes, VCR’s, DVD and CD players, video game consoles, etc., (No microwaves, AC’s or household appliances). Continue Reading →

United War Veterans Council’s Recycle Program Cycles Forward

408065_4329751756358_91471132_nThe United War Veterans Council (UWVC) Recycling program reported today that it collected a monthly average of 90 tons of clothing and household goods in 2013, keeping 108,000 tons out of landfills and significantly reducing the burden on the city’s waste collection system, while raising revenue for veterans programs.   Continue Reading →

Want To Be The Greenest Neighbor On Your Block

NYC Master Composter Certificate CourseGreat, become the greenest neighbor on your block with the NYC Master Composter Certificate Course! You’ll learn about setting up your own compost system, using finished compost and techniques for teaching others about composting. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Do You Have A Mercury Thermostat?

thermostat in harlem homesThis is the season to make sure your thermostat is working! According to the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, over 300,000 mercury thermostats are removed from walls each year, and almost 99 percent of them are sent to landfills and incinerators. Continue Reading →

Treecycle in Harlem at MulchFest 2013

mulchfest-treecycleBring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city!

Join the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation , and GreeNYC to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. Continue Reading →