Upcoming Paper-Shredding and Composting Events, and How to Stay Updated on More Eco-News


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There are some upcoming events that help Upper West Siders dispose of their waste in an eco-friendly way. We’ve already highlighted two greenmarkets (97th and 77th) where you can dump your compost every week now that city budget cuts have limited building compost pickups.

The UWSR Eco Letter is a monthly newsletter that can help you keep up with environmental news, activism and events like this. Sign up here.

Here are two more events to look forward to, from the UWSR newsletter:

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    1. Lianna says:

      I believe the West Side Community Garden compost dropoff is now closed – per their website: https://www.westsidecommunitygarden.org/2020/09/17/compost-drop-off/

    2. Jeff Twine says:

      Thanks for the correction Lianne.

      Another alternative for food-scrap drop-off is: Reclaimed Organics, (347) 395-6377; http://www.reclaimedorganics.org/;
      info@ReclaimedOrganics.org. (Food-scrap drop-off site at 107th and Columbus Avenue, Wednesdays 4-6 pm.

    3. Jane says:

      Does anyone know about any upcoming electronics recycling events scheduled?

    4. Judy Robinson says:

      Yes, Lianna is correct — the West Side Community Garden compost dropoff is now closed for the season. Thanks to all who contributed! Please check the Garden’s website (westsidecommunitygarden.org) for possible reopening in the spring.