Apr
24
    
Posted (Sabo) in News, grass-roots

There are two upcoming recycling events on the Upper East Side: the first will be on Sat, April 30th at the 82nd Street Greenmarket (E. 82nd bet York & 1st) and the second on Sun, June 26th at the 92nd Street Greenmarket (1st Ave, bet 92nd & 93rd).  There will be a wide range of items collected.  Here is a complete list:

E-Waste, working and non-working:

• Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes)
• Monitors
• Printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers
• Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.)
• Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, etc.)
• Components (hard drives, CD-ROMs, circuit boards, power supplies, etc.)
• TVs, VCRs, & DVD Players
• Audio-visual equipment
• Cell phones, pagers, PDAs
• Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)

APPLIANCES WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.

Paper Shredding: You bring it, we’ll shred it! It’s not essential, but try and remove the paper clips to reuse.

Used Eyewear!

Clothes/linens/fabric/shoes/hats/belts… BUT NO CARPETING.

And our usual batteries, corks, DVD/CDs, printer cartridges, Britta filters and #5 plastic and cords which we collect every week at both markets!

This information can also be found at http://uppergreenside.org/blog/2011/04/05/upcoming-electronics-recycling-events/.

Also, for updates about the 82nd and 92nd Street Greenmarkets, check-out our greenmarket blog: “This Week at the Markets” athttp://thisweekatthemarket.wordpress.com/.


 
May
03
    
Posted (jefe) in grass-roots

grass-roots is an organization of environmentally concerned parents, teachers, students and others.  This month’s newsletter includes information and links about the proposed demolition and building development of the Ruppert Playground between 92nd/93rd Streets and 2nd/3rd Avenues, pharmaceuticals in the water systems, notes from a recycling discussion with Eva Martinez of the Department of Sanitation and more.