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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…

Commercial Waste Zones – Passed!

November 4, 2019

For years, NYC has been operating with a private waste carting system that many have likened to the Wild West. While garbage, recycling, and compost…