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Corey Johnson Council Member, District 3: Composting Sites

(NYC COUNCIL) Speaker Corey Johnson, October 11, 2020

Dear friend,

Taking care of our environment is more important than ever.

I am proud the New York City Council worked to restore funding for community composting. Reducing the amount of waste we send to landfills is a key part of our fight against climate change.

In Council District 3, I have made it a priority to create more composting opportunities where New Yorkers can drop off their organic food scraps.

Please see below for a list of current locations where you can drop off your organic food scraps in Council District 3:

The Hudson River Park Trust organic drop-off sites:
All sites open from 7AM-7PM daily
• Pier 96 (West 55th Street)
• Pier 84 (West 44th Street)
• HRPK’s Compost Center (West 34th Street)
• Pier 66 (West 23rd Street)
• Chelsea Waterside Park (West 23rd Street)
• 14th Street Park (West 14th Street)
• Pier 51 (Horatio Street)
• Pier 46 (Perry Street)
• Pier 40 (Morton Street)

Lower East Side Ecology Center organic drop-off sites:
All sites open from 9AM-2PM on Wednesdays
• West 23rd and Eighth Avenue
• Christopher Park
• Spring Street and Sixth Avenue
• Mathews-Palmer Playground (West 45th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues — Coming Soon!)

Grow NYC organic drop-off sites:
Saturdays from 8AM-2PM
• Abingdon Square Greenmarket
(West 12th Street and Eighth Avenue)
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat from 8AM-5PM
•  Union Square Greenmarket
(NE Section of the Park)

I encourage all New Yorkers to separate their organic waste and utilize the newly re-opened drop off sites as the Council continues the fight to fund and implement strategies to fight climate change. 

Click here to read more about my plan to fight against climate change.
In service,
Corey Johnson
Council Member, District 3