trash & waste

Projects

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Trash & Waste

Reducing Single-Use Plastic

As of March 1, 2020, plastic bags are banned at most stores in the state of New York. This regulation comes after years of advocacy…

Trash & Waste

Commercial Waste Zones

North Brooklyn is home to an outsized share of waste transfer stations and other waste infrastructure. Trucks transporting commercial waste currently drive all over NYC…

Events

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Riverkeeper Sweep Trash Pickup

When
Saturday May 7, 2022
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where
17 Nassau Avenue

Join NBN and the office of Council Member Restler for a cleanup of the historic area of Bushwick Creek, now a industrial/commercial area between the…

Rat Academy

When
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where
275 North 8th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

North Brooklyn has a rat problem. In partnership with the NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene learn about safe and effective methods for rat…

News & Media

5 Results

North Brooklyn Bag Swap 2022

May 31, 2022

In 2020, we ran a reusable bag drive and in 2022 we are doing it again! Throughout the month of June, we are partnering with…

NBN #SaveOurCompost City Council Testimony

May 21, 2020

North Brooklyn Neighbors submitted testimony to the City Council in response to the FY2021 executive budget’s proposed cuts to the organic recycling program. Please find…

Response to City Cuts to Organics Recycling

April 28, 2020

The City is suspending curbside organics collection on May 4, 2020 for at least 14 months further dismantling its organics recycling efforts. We call on…

North Brooklyn Bag Swap

January 3, 2020

Beginning March 1, 2020, plastic bags will be banned at most stores in New York State. To help ensure that Greenpoint and Williamsburg are prepared…