Browsing: Sanitation

Events Electronic Waste Recyling
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Did you recently do a bunch of spring cleaning, and now you’ve got a pile of old electronics? Drop them off to be recycled this weekend at a Lower East Side Ecology Center recycling day, which is coming up on Saturday, June 21 from 10am-4pm on 5th Street at the corner of 6th Avenue. Here’s what they’ll accept:
Sanitation Brad Lander Organics Recycling
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The expanded organic waste recycling pilot program starts in our area on Monday, May 19, on your regular garbage days. You’ll now be able to leave organic materials such as food waste, food-soiled paper, and yard waste at the curb, and the Department of Sanitation will collect them twice a week. New York City Department
Events Shredded Paper
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Got a stack of papers with sensitive personal information sitting around that you’ve been meaning shred? This is the weekend to do it! Shred Fest, the city’s annual event to help New Yorkers prevent identity theft, is taking place at Prospect Park (the entrance at Prospect Park West and 3rd Street) on Sunday, May 18
Animals Birds Over 4th Avenue
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Across the five boroughs, pigeons are wreaking havoc with their ample poop, but nobody complains about it more than Park Slopers. According to a piece in the Times, the most complaints to 311 about “unsanitary pigeon conditions” since 2010 have come from our neighborhood. And there is, apparently, a lot to complain about — they
Sanitation Organics Collection Pilot Area Map, via nyc.gov
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In just over a month, you’ll be able to put your separated banana peels and coffee grounds curbside to be kept out of landfills and turned into compost instead. The expanded organics collection pilot program will begin picking up in parts of Park Slope beginning the week of May 19. According to the map, people
Events E-Waste: Electronics Recycling on 5th Ave
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As you clear out those closets for a round of spring cleaning, be sure to put aside those old electronics that can be recycled. You can drop them off at a Lower East Side Ecology Center recycling day, which is coming up on Saturday, March 29 from 10am-4pm on 5th Avenue between Sterling Place and Douglass Street.
Sanitation Map via Here Here
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311 complaints rarely seem very funny when we’re making them (or dealing with the frustration that comes when they’re not efficiently responded to), but there’s something about maps with pictures or sound that just makes stuff like garbage, rats, and potholes a little more entertaining. Now online to inform residents (and maybe make some light of) the most
Sanitation subway trash by kiss the sun and walk on air on Flickr
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If you couldn’t find a trash can in a subway station, would you hold onto your trash until you found one someplace else? That’s what the MTA is banking on, as it announced this week it will remove more trash cans from stations (none in our area, yet). It started out with a pilot program
Green Compost Bin
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Don’t want to wait until spring for the organics waste recycling pilot program to start? Looking to start up a composting project at a local community garden, school, or on your block? Why not become a Master Composter! The NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Course was developed by the NYC Compost Project and the DSNY Bureau of
Events Electronic Waste Recyling
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Did you get some cool new gadgets over the holidays, and now you don’t know what to do with the old ones? Drop them off at the 11th annual After the Holidays E-Waste Collection Event this Sunday, January 19 from 10am to 4pm at Prospect Park, sponsored by the Lower East Side Ecology Center, Tekserve, and Council Member Brad Lander.
Sanitation Organics Recycling Bins
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Ready to sort your orange peels and coffee grinds along with your paper and plastic? According to Community Board 6, the Department of Sanitation’s pilot household organic waste collection will be expanding into parts of our area this spring. In areas where it’s been rolled out already, the program so far has allowed residents in single family
Sanitation New Recycling Bins On 7th Avenue
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Have you seen the new public recycling bins that were installed recently along 7th Avenue? They’re some of the first newly redesigned public space recycling containers to be deployed in the city by the Department of Sanitation. DSNY has a goal of adding 10,000 new recycling containers to the streets of the five boroughs by the end
Holiday MulchFest at Prospect Park
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Though Christmas was only a couple days ago, if you want to start planning what to do with that lovely tree, here are some options. Please note, you must remove all decorations from your tree before disposing of it at these events! MulchFest Gowanus When: Sunday, January 5, 11am-3pm Where: The Salt Lot, 2 2nd Avenue
Green Textile recycling at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket by Wearable Collections on FB
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Looking for a place to drop off clothing and other textiles that’s not a donation bin placed illegally on a sidewalk? As you make room in your closet for new winter duds, and in the future when you start thinking about spring cleaning, here’s a list of some local options: • Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
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