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Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city! Join NYC Parks, the New…

Sustainable Lawn Care

Get a crash course on organic lawn management in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn appropriate timing, application quantities, and techniques for using compost in…

Compost Workday

Volunteer with one of New York City’s oldest community composting programs! The Lower East Side Ecology Center in partnership with the NYC Compost Project diverts…

Pumpkin Smash 2017

Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time. You smash them and the NYC Compost Project…

Putting Your Garden to Bed

Use traditional techniques to keep soil protected from the elements, experiment with mulch, and sow cold weather crops for next spring. Registration requested.

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to…

Friends of Brower Park: 3rd Annual Leaf Crunch

Join Repair the World and Friends of Brower Park as they partner with the NYC Composting Project this November! Volunteers will help rake up Brower Park’s fall leaves. The leaves will be used to fill their Leaf-Mold bins to replenish last years leaf-mold crop that is used to add a blanket of nutrients to Brower Parks plant and tree beds.

Bushwick Compost Workday

Join New York Restoration Project as we continue building a compost windrow in our storage facility. Learn about compost as we add food scraps, from our local partners at BedStuy Fresh and Local and Saraghina Restaurant, and garden clippings from our many gardens throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

Urban Sustainability Day!

Get your “hands dirty” and join us outdoors at the East Side Outside Garden with Common Ground Compost to prepare the urban garden for the fall and to learn about their business’ environmental sustainability based model.

Fall Soil Health Workshop

Autumn is here and it’s time to put the garden to sleep for the season. Join QBG Farm staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, and compost application.

Compost Crew at Sherman Creek

Every Saturday, the Compost Crew helps process all of the food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket with organic waste recovered from NYRP’s landscaping operations.…