Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Greenmarkets Get Even Greener

We've got loads of great Greenmarkets in New York City, what could make them greener? The Council on the Environment for New York City's rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling, that's what! CENYC is expanding its recycling efforts at select Greenmarket locations by adding collection boxes to recycle old rechargeable batteries and cell phones. CENYC is establishing this program in cooperation with the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Cooperation (RBRC), a nonprofit public service organization that operates the Call2Recycle program.

Find recycling collection boxes at the following Greenmarkets:

MONDAY
Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm

TUESDAY
Brooklyn Borough Hall, 8am-6pm
Court & Montague

WEDNESDAY
Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8am-6pm
E. 47th St & 2nd Ave.

FRIDAY
97th Street Greenmarket, 8am-2pm
W 97th & Columbus

Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm

SATURDAY

Union Square Greenmarket, 8am-6pm

Brooklyn Borough Hall, 8am-6pm
Court & Montague

Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket, 8am-4pm
NW Entrance to Prospect Park

Fort Greene Park Greenmarket, 8am-4pm
Washington Park at DeKalb

McCarren Park Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
Driggs & Union

Inwood Greenmarket, 8am-3pm
Isham St b/t Seaman & Cooper

For more information, visit the CENYC website.

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