Office of Energy & Sustainability

How To Recycle Less Common Items



Batteries: Submit a pickup request with EHS. Check out the EHS page for instructions. 


cartridges recycling

Cartridges & Toners:  Vendors such as HP, Xerox, and Canon have their own free take back programs.


food waste

Food waste: Food scrap drop off location throughout the city



For buildings serviced by the Department of Sanitation, check out their ”How to get rid of…” area on their website.

For other ways to minimize waste, check out TooGoodToGo and The Buy Nothing Project.


Did you know

Diesel trucks carry Manhattan's garbage 7.8 million miles every year. That's the equivalent of driving more than 312 times around the Earth!

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