Tag: Lower East Side Ecology Center

Weekend of Recycling in Brooklyn

Last weekend was a big one for Reuse and Recycling here in Brooklyn! 2008’s first Saturday Greenmarket in Grand Army Plaza began a series of textile recycling events called “Second Chance Saturdays” (acceptable donations include used clothing, shoes, boots, hats, jackets, towels, bedding, and linens). […]

Flatbush e-Waste Recycling a Big Success!

Many thanks to all who supported last weekend’s Electronics Recycling Event on Cortelyou Road. We diverted a truckful of electronics devices from the landfill and made some friends along the way! Thanks especially to everyone at Lower East Side Ecology Center for making the event […]

Flatbush Electronics Recycling Event This Weekend!

This photo by Flatbush Gardener illustrates how NOT to dispose of your unwanted electronics items!


Instead, bring them to the
First-Ever Flatbush Electronics Recycling Event
this weekend. Details below:

Saturday June 30, 10am – 4pm
Sunday July 1, 10am – 4pm
Monday July 2, 4pm – 7pm

Cortelyou Road between Rugby and Argyle
Flatbush, Brooklyn (map here)
Subway: Q train to Cortelyou Road stop
Bus: B23, B103 stop at location; B68 and B41 stop nearby

Discarded computers and electronics are toxic hazardous waste!
Keep your unwanted electronics out of the landfill by bringing them
to this neighborhood e-waste recycling event.

We will accept working and non-working:
– Computers (laptop and desktop) and Monitors
– Printers, Keyboards, Mice and Cables
– TVs and VCRs (no wooden console models, only plastic cases)
– Fax machines, Cell Phones, and Pagers

please note: we cannot accept small household appliances
such as microwaves and toasters

Sponsored by the Lower East Side Ecology Center
and Sustainable Flatbush.

Co-sponsored by Flatbush Development Corporation.