Tag Archives: recycling

20th Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Using Your Brown Bin Best
Have you recently received your curbside Organics Collection kit? Do you have questions about how to separate your waste and keep your bin neat? Come learn tips and tricks for keeping your trash, recycling, and organics areas clean and easy to manage. Are you in a building of 10+ units and want to enroll? First […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC SAFE Disposal Event - Manhattan
The NYC Department of Sanitation is holding a series of SAFE Disposal Events (Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics) to provide NYC residents with a one-stop method to get rid of harmful household products. Materials accepted include common household products such as auto fluids, batteries, electronics, strong cleaners, medications, paint and more. View map for this event.
by Michael Raineri
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Resiliency Speaker Series: Composting 101
As part of its Resiliency Speaker Series, join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the New York City Compost Project to learn how to compost in your backyard or community garden.  This workshop will cover compost recipes, elements, basic tools and site designs in order to successfully compost your garden waste and food scraps. It will also […]
by Marlyn Marrero
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Resiliency Speaker Series: Composting 101
As part of its Resiliency Speaker Series, join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the New York City Compost Project to learn how to compost in your backyard or community garden.  This workshop will cover compost recipes, elements, basic tools and site designs in order to successfully compost your garden waste and food scraps. It will also […]
by Marlyn Marrero
21st Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The Future of Waste in New York: A Lecture by Kathryn Garcia, Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation
To kick off Getting to Zero, Open House New York’s year-long series on the future of New York City’s waste system, Kathryn Garcia, Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation, will outline the steps the city has already taken to achieve these goals, the opportunities and challenges we will face over the next few years, and innovative practices that have the potential to transform the waste management industry.
by Angie Koo
11th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
esa Fashion Week DIY Party
In partnership with the NYC Fair Trade Coalition, esa invites you to come celebrate Fashion Week at its DIY party! Bring all your unwanted (doomed for landfill) clothes back to life. Tranform your t-shirt into something new like a tank or tote bag at our t-vamp station, learn to embroider your name with New York’s […]
by Michael Raineri
28th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
E-Waste Mobile Craft Session
Make a one-of-a-kind e-waste mobile sculpture. By participating in this session, you will have a wide variety of materials at your disposal such as CDs, 45s, take up reels, cords, and other disassembled e-waste. By reusing these materials through creativity, you will simultaneously divert e-waste from the landfill. Space is limited, so please sign-up only […]
by Marlyn Marrero
16th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Stop 'N' Swap® Brooklyn
Need to get rid of some clutter? Or maybe you're just looking for some interesting finds. At Stop 'N' Swap®, take recycling to a new level, and let you're unused items become treasures for someone else!
by Alex Reice
16th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Living Threads Photo Exhibit & Discussion: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It
Join photographer, researcher and storyteller, Eric Mindling, as he provides us with a glimpse into his historical documentary project, Living Threads: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It that looks at the grand diversity of styles of traditional dress and the people who wear them in Oaxaca, Mexico. From sweeping portraiture, insights into a changing world and the sharing of his personal motives to undertake this two year project, Mindling opens our eyes to a wondrous land and people.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
27th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
GrowNYC Create Fair
Calling all DIY lovers! Come to GrowNYC's Create Fair to enjoy fun, hands-on activities including cooking demos, recycling games, nutrition education workshops, and making DIY seed planters.
by Alex Reice
18th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BEACH DAY: Beach Cleanup with Surfrider and NPCA
Join the NY chapter of Surfrider Foundation and the National Parks Conservation Association for a beach cleanup at Fort Tilden !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
18th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Beach Day: Campfire & Hangout at Riis Park Beach Bazaar
Following beach cleanup, join us for campfire and hangout with other volunteers !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
27th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Broadway's Spring Textile Recycling Drive
The Broadway Green Alliance is holding their annual Earth Week textile re-use and recycling drive. They will be partnering with Wearable Collections. Last year, the drive collected hundreds of  pounds of material — from the Broadway community, the larger theatre community, and the general public — which is all recycled free of charge. The event is free and […]
by Ana Cecilia Deustua
10th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BF+DA Sustainability+Technology Book Fair
Come and meet 12+ authors who have published books focused on ethical design, sustainability, technology, design and fashion !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
1st Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Double VELA: Tour of Recycling Plant
Embrace your inner kid and join us on a trip to Pratt Industry's recycling plant on Victory Boulevard. Ogle at immense machinery, marvel at the automation, and get a peek at a massive recycling operation, right in our own backyard.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
22nd Mar 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BSC Event: Future of Sustainable Fashion
Join Be Social Change on March, March 22nd for a panel discussion and pop-up shop to discover and explore the Future of Sustainable Fashion - How Socially-Conscious Companies & Consumers Are Creating Impact.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
9th-10th Jan 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
MulchFest
Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city!
by Angie Koo
9th Dec 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
From Paris to New York: A People's Agenda for Preventing Climate Change
Join us for a discussion about plans to stop our reliance on fossil fuels and transition to renewable energy in New York. We’ll receive updates on what’s happening in Paris. And we’ll learn from community leaders about plans to divest from fossil fuels, stop fracking infrastructure, and create a just transition to clean energy.
by Chiara Zaccheo