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Upper West Side »

Curbside Organic Collection Coming to UWS Apartment Building

The building asked the Department of Sanitation to include it in its roll out of organics pick-up.

Upper West Side »

Composting Program Expanding to More Than 200 Additional Schools

Some 218 schools will be composting food by next spring, Department of Education officials said.

New York City »

Bloomberg Wants to Make Food Composting Mandatory

The city is reportedly planning to expand its composting program this year.

Sunnyside »

Greenmarkets Return to Astoria and Sunnyside

GrowNYC's fresh food markets at Socrates Sculpture Park and on Skillman Ave. have reopened.

Long Island City »

'Commuter Composting' Pulling Into Subway Stations in LIC and Greenpoint

Commuters can now drop their food scraps off the Vernon Blvd. 7 Train and Greenpoint G Train stations.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Worms Wiggle to First Festival for Columbia Street Children's Garden

The South Brooklyn Children's Garden is hosting their first worm festival, April 20.

Crown Heights »

Bodega Bicycle the Vehicle of Choice for Crown Heights Food Waste Crusaders

The artists of Excess NYC and their brightly-colored bicycle aim to make composting cool in Brooklyn.

Fort Greene »

Bike-Blended Smoothies, Free Earth Expo Herald Habana Outpost Reopening

Solar-powered Habana Outpost in Fort Greene reopens Saturday for the spring and summer.

Long Island City »

Solar-Powered Composting System Helps Long Island City Farm Flourish

The compost will be used to enrich the soil at Brooklyn Grange's roof farm on Northern Blvd. in Queens.

Astoria »

New Program Allows Commuters to Drop Off Compost at Subway Stop

Build It Green is collecting food scraps for composting every Tuesday near the Broadway N/Q train stop.

Lower East Side »

$1M Wetland Proposed for East River Park

The Lower East Side Ecology Center would include a wetland area to shelter birds and produce clean water.

Governors Island »

Governors Island's Baby Goats Named Browser and Pearl

Governors Island's baby goats now have names, Browser and Pearl.

Carnegie Hill »

Upper East Siders Save Scraps for Weekly Composting

Greenmarkets at East 82nd and 92nd streets will have regular compost drop-off sites for food scraps.

Downtown »

Sugarcane Cafeteria Trays Help Battery Park City School Go Green

P.S. 89 has cut its lunchtime waste by more than half since switching to the sugarcane trays.