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Out with the old: Recycle!

January 2, 2010

A new decade.  A new year.  A perfect time for some recycling.

Clothing/textiles:

1.  You might want to try to sell stuff at Buffalo Exchange or Beacon’s Closet
2.  Here’s a list of places you can donate.  For more information visit the CENYC
FRIDAYS

  • 97th Street Greenmarket, 8am-2pm
    W 97th & Columbus

SATURDAYS

  • Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm
  • Inwood Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
    Isham St b/t Seaman & Cooper
  • Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket, Brooklyn, 8am-4pm
    (NW Entrance to Prospect Park)
  • Fort Greene Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
    Washington Park at DeKalb
  • McCarren Park Greenmarket, 8am-2pm
    Union b/t Driggs & N12th St, Greenpoint

SUNDAYS

  • Tompkins Square Greenmarket, 8am-4pm
    E 7th & Avenue A
  • Jackson Heights Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
    34th Ave b/t 77th & 78th Sts (JUN-NOV ONLY)

MONDAYS

  • Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm
    Union Square North Plaza (17th St.)

Cellphones & Batteries

1.  Many stores have drop boxes like Radioshack, Verizon, and Whole Foods
2.  Here’s a list of places you can donate.  For more information visit the CENYC

MONDAY

  • Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm

TUESDAY

  • Brooklyn Borough Hall, 8am-6pm
    Court & Montague

WEDNESDAY

  • Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm
  • Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8am-6pm
    E. 47th St & 2nd Ave.

FRIDAY

  • 97th Street Greenmarket, 8am-2pm
    W 97th & Columbus
  • Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm

SATURDAY

  • Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm
  • Brooklyn Borough Hall, 8am-6pm
    Court & Montague
  • Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket, 8am-4pm
    NW Entrance to Prospect Park
  • Fort Greene Park Greenmarket, 8am-4pm
    Washington Park at DeKalb
  • McCarren Park Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
    Driggs & Union
  • Inwood Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
    Isham St b/t Seaman & Cooper

Books

1.  You can try to sell to The Strand, Barnes and Noble, or on Amazon and Craigslist
2.  Donate to  Choose What You Read NYC
Drop Box Locations:

  • Revival Bar: 129 E 15th Street
  • KGB Bar: 85 E 4th Street
  • Whole Foods Market, Union Sq
  • Whole Foods Market, UWS (97th & Columbus Ave)

E-Waste (Computers, Printers, Etc)

1.  Try to sell or giveaway on Craigslist
2.  Donate/Recycle

  • Tompkins Square: Ave A & 7th, Sundays 8am – 6pm Year Round
  • January 03, 2010 | 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Union Square, 17th Street and Broadway, New York, NY 10003
  • January 09, 2010 | 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Riverside Drive at Dyckman Street, New York, NY 10034
  • January 10, 2010 | 10:00am – 4:00pm
    331 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
  • January 16, 2010 | 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Tekserve, 119 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
  • January 17, 2010 | 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Prospect Park, Prospect Park West and 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Bikes

Freecycle
Recyle-A-Bicycle

Also check out:

NYC Stuff Exchange

Where do recycle/donate/exchange?  Please share below!

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