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What Happens to NYC Compost in Manhattan?
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The Manhattan organizations listed below have received compost created by the DSNY Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling.

Only city agencies and nonprofits are eligible to receive NYC Compost. Go to What Happens to NYC Compost for organizations in other boroughs who have received NYC Compost. (Find out more about NYC organizations working to create more green spaces.)

Organizations & City Agencies

Community Gardens & other Nonprofit Institutions
NYC Housing Authority
NYC Parks
NYC Schools (K-12)
Dept. of Transportation

Community Gardens & other Nonprofit Institutions

Chelsea Garden Club
photo: Chelsea Garden Club photo: Chelsea Garden Club
Organization: Chelsea Garden Club leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 20 bags since November 2011
Location: 8th Avenue & 9th Avenue - West 18th Street to West 30th Street Bike Lanes

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Union Theological Seminary
photo: Union Theological Seminary photo: Union Theological Seminary
Organization: Union Theological Seminary leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 3 cubic yards since April 2011
Location: 3041 Broadway, 10027 view NYCityMap

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NYC Housing Authority

Lillian Wald Houses
photo: NYCHA, Lillian Wald Houses photo: NYCHA, Lillian Wald Houses
Organization: New York City Housing Authority leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 6 cubic yards since October 2011
Location: 54 Avenue D, 10009 view NYCityMap

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Nathan Strauss Houses
photo: NYCHA, Nathan Strauss Houses photo: NYCHA, Nathan Strauss Houses
Organization: New York City Housing Authority leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 10 cubic yards since October 2007
Location: East 27th Street and East 28th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue, 10016 view NYCityMap

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Rutgers Houses
photo: Rutgers Houses  
Organization: New York City Housing Authority leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 8 cubic yards since September 2011
NYC Mulch Received: 4 cubic yards since September 2011
Location: 200 Madison Street, 10002 view NYCityMap

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Saint Nicholas Community Center
photo: NYCHA, Saint Nicholas Community Center photo: NYCHA, Saint Nicholas Community Center
Organization: New York City Housing Authority leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 10 cubic yards since October 2007
Location: 2374 8th Avenue, 10027 view NYCityMap

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Two Bridges Houses
photo: Two Bridges Houses  
Organization: New York City Housing Authority leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 4 cubic yards since September 2011
Location: 286 South Street, 10002 view NYCityMap

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NYC Parks

East Harlem Land Restoration Project
photo: East Harlem Land Restoration Project photo: East Harlem Land Restoration Project
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 300 cubic yards since October 2009
Location: 346-350 St. Nicholas Avenue, 10027 view NYCityMap

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Randall's Island
photo: Randall's Island photo: Randall's Island
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 5840 cubic yards since April 2010
Location: Randall's Island, 10035 view NYCityMap

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Riverside Park
photo: Riverside Park photo: Riverside Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 100 cubic yards since April 2010
Location: Riverside Drive to Hudson River, and West 59th Street to Clair Place, 10025 view NYCityMap

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Seward Park
photo: Seward Park photo: Seward Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 25 cubic yards since March 2008
Location: Between Canal Street, Hester Street, Essex Street, and Jefferson Street, 10002 view NYCityMap

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Tompkins Square Park & Sandra Turner Garden
photo: Tompkins Square Park & Sandra Turner Garden photo: Tompkins Square Park & Sandra Turner Garden
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 20 cubic yards since March 2008
Location: Between Avenue A and Avenue B, and East 7th Street to East 10th Street, 10009 view NYCityMap

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Wards Island
photo: Wards Island photo: Wards Island
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 3560 cubic yards since December 2008
Location: Southern tip of Wards Island near pedestrian pathway, 11105 view NYCityMap

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NYC Schools (K-12)

Edward Reynolds High School
photo: Edward Reynolds High School photo: Edward Reynolds High School
Organization: Active Citizen Project leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 20 cubic yards since October 2010
Location: 140 West 102nd Street, 10025 view NYCityMap

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P.S. 11 William T. Harris
photo: P.S. 11 William T. Harris
Organization: P.S. 11 William T. Harris leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 20 bags since November 2011
Location: 320 West 21st Street, 10011 view NYCityMap

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P.S. 51 Elias Howe
photo: P.S. 51 Elias Howe photo: P.S. 51 Elias Howe
Organization: P.S. 51 Elias Howe leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 165 cubic yards since June 2008
Location: 520 West 45th Street, 10036 view NYCityMap

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Dept. of Transportation

Brooklyn Bridge: Park Row South Exit
photo: Brooklyn Bridge: Park Row South Exit
Organization: Department of Transportation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 4 cubic yards since April 2009
Location: Brooklyn Bridge: Park Row South Exit, 10007 view NYCityMap

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Sidewalks Inspection & Management Concrete Program
photo: Sidewalks Inspection & Management Concrete Program photo: Sidewalks Inspection & Management Concrete Program
Organization: Department of Transportation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 300 cubic yards since July 2009
Location: 9th Avenue, 10001 and Grand Street, 10002 view NYCityMap

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