E-Waste events NYC

From Lower East Side Ecology

January 2014   

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a chance to relax and come up with some good resolutions. If one of those resolutions was to clear out your drawer/shelf/cabinet of random electronics, you're in luck! Our 11th Annual After the Holidays E-waste Events start tomorrow. If you made a resolution to learn to compost, scroll down for some awesome upcoming classes.

11th Annual After the Holidays E-waste Collection Events

Event Schedule  

Saturday January 04, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Inwood RING Garden, Riverside Drive between Seaman Avenue and Broadway, New York, NY 10034 

Saturday January 04, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Upper East Side Carl Schurz Park, East 86th Street and East End Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Sunday January 05, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Union Square North Plaza, East 16th Street and Union Square West, New York, NY 10003

Saturday January 11, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Financial District Bowling Green, East side of Broadway at Beaver Street, New York, NY 10004

Saturday January 11, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Morrisania Bronx Works, Grand Concourse between McClellan Street and East 166th Street, Bronx, NY 10456

Sunday January 12, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Flushing Queens Botanical Garden, enter parking lot on Crommelin Street, Queens, NY 11355

Saturday January 18, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Chelsea Tekserve, 119 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue), New York, NY 10011

Sunday January 19, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Park Slope Prospect Park, Prospect Park West and 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Saturday January 25, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Staten Island College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, parking lot 6, Staten Island, NY 10314

Sunday January 26, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm (Two UWS locations)

Upper West Side West End Avenue between West 94th and West 95th Streets, New York, NY 10025 

Upper West Side YMCA, West 63rd Street between Central Park West and Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Program Details 

All electronics (working and non-working) are responsibly reused or recycled at no charge and there is no limit to the number of items you can bring.

We will accept working and non-working: computers, monitors, printers, cables/cords, keyboards, mice, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, stereo equipment, gaming equipment, cell phones, and batteries (Please keep batteries separate from other items to be recycled and put alkaline/non-rechargeable and rechargeable batteries in separate containers).

We will not accept household appliances including kitchen equipment, air conditioners, refrigerators, microwaves, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

For frequently asked questions, including details about our recycling partners and data security policies, click here 

All participants will receive a coupon for $25 off a purchase of $100 or more at Tekserve and will be eligible to enter Tekserve's raffle for a MacBook Air. Zipcar members who drop-off at events will receive a $15 driving credit

We would like to thank the following partners for participating in the 11th Annual After the Holidays E-waste Events: Bronx Works, Carl Schurz Park Conservancy, the College of Staten Island, Department of Parks and Recreation, Downtown Alliance, Prospect Park Alliance, RING Garden, Tekserve, Queens Botanical Garden, West Side YMCA, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, City Council Members Margaret Chin, Brad Lander and Rosie Mendez, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh.


These events are sponsored by Tekserve.


New York City Compost Project Update


Backyard Basics Composting Workshop 
January 25, 2014 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm   
East River Park Fireboat House, East River Park Esplanade at Grand Street, New York, NY 10002

More information and registration   

Composting Indoors with Red Wiggler Worms   

February 13, 2014 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

University Settlement at the Houston Street Center, 273 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

More information and registration


The New York City Compost Project and the Local Organics Recovery Program are funded and managed by the New York City Department of Sanitation Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse, and Recycling.  



Source: http://www.lesecologycenter.org