food scraps

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Kew Gardens »

New Food Scrap Drop-Off Sites for Commuters Open in Kew Gardens, Ridgewood

Three new drop-off locations recently opened in Eastern Queens.

Park Slope »

'Crunchy' Park Slope Among Neighborhoods Slow to Adopt Composting

Fruit flies and lack of education are blamed for the slow response to the city's composting project.

Upper West Side »

Lunch Scraps to Be Composted in Every Manhattan and Staten Island School

The composting program is being expanded to include 720 city public schools.

Forest Hills »

Compost Group to Hold Cooking Classes About Pickling and Beer-Making

The courses are part of a fundraiser for the Compost Collective.  

New York City »

Bloomberg Wants to Make Food Composting Mandatory

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

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.

Forest Hills »

Composting Coming to Forest Hills Greenmarket

Local groups will start collecting household food scraps at the market in June.

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.