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Previous DSNY Electronics Recycling & Clothing Donation Events
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Through its fall and spring electronics recycling and clothing donation events, the DSNY Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling (BWPRR) has collected large quantities of electronics for recycling and clothing and linens for donations from NYC residents. See dates below for info, stats, and BWPRR Promotional pieces for past events.

Fall 2008
Spring 2008
Fall 2007
Spring 2007
Fall 2006
Spring 2006
Fall 2005
Fall 2004

See electronics recycling for info on disposal options.


Fall 2008 Electronics Recycling & Clothing Donation Events

Electronics Recycled
206 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
1,009 pounds*

Clothing and Linens Collected
111 tons**


 

 

*Cell phones collected during these events will benefit survivors of domestic voilence through a program of the Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence leaving NYCWasteLess

**Clothing and linens collected during these events were donated to Goodwill Industries

BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailings (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • print ads (pdf) in the NYCHA Journal
  • posters (pdf) placed at the Staten Island Mall
  • 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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2008 Spring Cleaning Events

Electronics Recycled
207 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
1,246 pounds

Clothing and Linens Collected
92 tons*



 

*Clothing and linens collected during these events were donated to Goodwill Industries

BWPRR Program Promotion

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

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Fall 2007 Electronics Recycling & Clothing Donation
Events

Electronics Recycled
179 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
860 pounds

Clothing and Linens Collected
85 tons*



 

*Clothing and linens collected during these events were donated to Goodwill Industries

BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailings (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • posters (pdf) placed at the Staten Island Mall
  • flyers (pdf) distributed at St. Johns University
  • e-blasts to BWPRR subscribers
  • website listings
  • distribution of mailer at info tables throughout all 5 boroughs

 

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2007 Spring Cleaning Events

Electronics Recycled
115 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
749 pounds

Clothing and Linens Collected
44 tons*



 

*Clothing and linens collected during these events were donated to Goodwill Industries

BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailing (pdf) for manhattan event to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • mailing (pdf) for outer borough events to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's Spring Cleaning/compost giveback event)  
  • e-blasts to BWPRR subscribers
  • website listings
  • distribution of mailer at info tables throughout all 5 boroughs

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Fall 2006 Electronics Recycling & Clothing Donation Events

Electronics Recycled
191 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
1,245 pounds*

Clothing and Linens Collected
104 tons**



 

*Clothing and linens collected during these events were donated to Goodwill Industries and The Salvation Army

BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailings (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
    posters (pdf) placed at the Staten Island Mall
  • e-blasts to BWPRR subscribers
  • website listings
  • distribution of mailer at info tables throughout all 5 boroughs
     

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2006 Spring Cleaning Events

Electronics Recycled
118 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
862 pounds

Clothing and Linens Collected
31 tons*

 

 

*Clothing and linens collected during these events were donated to Goodwill Industries and The Salvation Army

BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailing (pdf) for manhattan event to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's Spring Cleaning/compost giveback event)
  • print ads (pdf) in local newspapers
  • web listings and e-blasts
  • info tables at various venues
     

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Fall 2005 Electronics Recycling Events

Electronics Recycled
196 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
1,432 pounds

 


BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailing (pdf) for manhattan event to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • mailing (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations (mailer part of DSNY's  fall compost giveback event)
  • print ads in local newspapers
  • flyers (pdf) distributed throughout all 5 boroughs
  • posters (pdf) placed at various event sites
  • web listings and e-blasts
 Brooklyn Electronics Recycling Event, October 29, 2005  

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Fall 2004 Electronics Recycling Events

Electronics Recycled
50 tons

Cell Phones Recycled
300 pounds



 

BWPRR Program Promotion

  • mailings (pdf) to residents, elected officials, public libraries and environmental organizations 
  • flyers (pdf) distributed throughout all 5 boroughs
  • e-blasts to BWPRR subscribers
  • website listings
   

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