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Through its fall and spring Compost Giveback Program, the DSNY Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling (BWPRR) has given away large quantities of free, top-quality compost to NYC residents and institutions. See dates below for stats on attendees and BWPRR Promotional pieces for past Compost Givebacks. For more info about the early days of the Compost Givebacks, read DSNY's Composting in New York City report.

Fall 2008 Compost Givebacks
Spring 2008 Compost Givebacks
Fall 2007 Compost Givebacks  
Spring 2007 Compost Givebacks  
Fall 2006 Compost Givebacks
Spring 2006 Compost Givebacks
Fall 2005 Compost Givebacks  
Spring 2005 Compost Givebacks

You may also be interested in finding out about organizations working to create more green spaces in NYC that have received compost from the NYC Department of Sanitation.



Fall 2008 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, October 4, 2008
Sunday, October 5, 2008
1,421 cars
Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
2,462 cars

 

 

BWPRR Program Promotion
  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • e-blasts to BWPRR subscribers
  • website listings
  • distribution of mailer at info tables throughout all 5 boroughs
  • info tables at various venues

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Spring 2008 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, April 5, 2008
Sunday, April 6, 2008
1,446 cars

Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
2,467 cars

 

 


BWPRR Program Promotion  

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's Spring Cleaning/electronics recycling event)
  • e-blast to BWPRR subscribers
  • wide range of listings on diverse websites
  • info tables at various venues 

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Fall 2007 Compost Giveback Stats

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Sunday, October 14, 2007
1,226 cars
Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, October 18, 2007
Sunday, October 19, 2007
2,009 cars

 

 

BWPRR Program Promotion 

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • print ads (pdf) in local publications in the Bronx and Staten Island
  • web listings and e-blasts 
  • info tables at various venues
  • developed on-site signage to educate public about materials available at the Giveback

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Spring 2007 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, April 28, 2007
Sunday, April 29, 2007
1,242 cars
Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, May 5, 2007
Sunday, May 6, 2007
1,742 cars

Spring Creek Composting Site
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Sunday, May 13, 2007
Saturday, May 19, 2007
Sunday, May 20, 2007
3,198 cars
 

 

 

 

 

 


BWPRR Program Promotion 

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's Spring Cleaning/electronics recycling event)  
  • flyer to promote giveback
  • info tables at various venues 

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Fall 2006 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Thursday, October 12, 2006
Friday, October 13, 2006
Saturday, October 14, 2006
821 cars

Fresh Kills Composting Site
Monday, October 16, 2006
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Thursday, October 19, 2006
Friday, October 20, 2006
Saturday, October 21, 2006
1,420 cars


Spring Creek Composting Site
Monday, October 23, 2006
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Friday, October 27, 2006
Saturday, October 28, 2006
4,143  cars

 










 

 

 



BWPRR Program Promotion 

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations
  • print ads (pdf) in local newspapers
  • web listings and e-blasts
  • info tables at various venues

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Spring 2006 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, May 6, 2006
Sunday, May 7, 2006
1,137 cars

Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, May 20, 2006
Sunday, May 21, 2006
1,368 cars


Spring Creek Composting Site
Saturday, April 8, 2006
Sunday, April 9, 2006
Saturday, April 22, 2006
Sunday, April 23, 2006
3,794 cars

 

 

 

 

 

 



BWPRR Program Promotion 

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's Spring Cleaning/electronics recycling event)
  • web listings and e-blasts
  • info tables at various venues

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Fall 2005 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, October 15, 2005
Sunday, October 16, 2005
559 cars

Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, October 1, 2005
Sunday, October 2, 2005
753 cars


Spring Creek Composting Site
Saturday, October 22, 2005
Sunday, October 23, 2005
Saturday, October 29, 2005
Sunday, October 30, 2005
2,222 cars

 





 

 

 

 

Program Promotion 

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's Fall electronics recycling event)
  • print ads (pdf) in local newspapers
  • public service announcements (wmv video) during prime time on local cable television networks  
  • web listings and e-blasts
  • info tables at various venues

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Spring 2005 Compost Givebacks

Soundview Composting Site
Saturday, June 11, 2005
Sunday, June 12, 2005
1,275 cars

Fresh Kills Composting Site
Saturday, June 4, 2005
Sunday, June 5, 2005
1,859 cars


Spring Creek Composting Site
Saturday, June 11, 2005
Sunday, June 12, 2005
Saturday, June 25, 2005
Sunday, June 26, 2005
2,331 cars

 












BWPRR Program Promotion 

  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • print ads (pdf) in local newspapers
  • cable tv commercials
  • web listings and e-blasts
  • info tables at various local venues

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