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Shredzilla, E-Waste Recycling And More This Weekend At The Flatbush...

This coming weekend, the Flatbush Food Coop (1415 Cortelyou Road between Rugby and Marlborough Roads) will be hosting its fourth annual Flatbush Green Weekend -- which...

Fort Greene Park’s New Mosaic Turns Trash Into Artistic Treasure

Trash is being turned into treasure in Fort Greene Park, as broken glass is being recycled into a community mosaic map. Artist Amanda Patenaude and the Fort...

Opponents Of Gravesend Bay Waste Transfer Station Headed To Court Tomorrow

Assemblyman William Colton and opponents of the Gravesend Bay Waste Transfer Station will get their day in court next week to try and stop the...

Parking Rules, Trash Collection & More Changes To Know On Memorial...

If you’re hanging around the neighborhood this Memorial Day weekend, we’ve put together a list of places and services that will either be closed...

Southern Brooklyn Pols Blast Plastic Bag Fee Passed By City Council

The City Council on Thursday narrowly passed a controversial shopping bag fee aimed at curbing the use of disposable grocery bags in favor of...

Straphangers Mystified By Massive Bottle Collections Blocking N Train Doors

When it comes to strange things that we've seen on the N line, this incident ranks pretty high on the list. At around 12am this morning, straphangers were baffled...

Volunteer This Saturday: Park Slope Civic Council And Forth On Fourth...

It’s time to take your spring cleaning to the streets! Join the Park Slope Civic Council and the Forth on Fourth Avenue this Saturday, April...

Teens Get Trashy With New Digital And Media Program

These local high school students are taking on trash problems in Park Slope. As part of a program sponsored by the LAMP (Learning About Multimedia...

Drop-Off Event This Sunday & Other Great Spring Cleaning Options

Spring is here! That means Spring Cleaning, which entails all of us trying to dispose of a wide assortment of items that should not...

Drop-Off Event This Sunday & Other Great Spring Cleaning Options

Spring is here! That means Spring Cleaning, which entails all of us trying to dispose of a wide assortment of items that should not...

Madison High Students Trash School To Raise Awareness About Environmental Issues

James Madison High students wrapped their school in plastic Tuesday — creating Brooklyn's longest recorded chain of plastic bags — to raise awareness about...

From Trash To Treasure: Broken Glass From Fort Greene Park Is...

Glass is one of those materials that is endlessly changeable, able to be both beautiful and deadly, a masterpiece or mundane or trash. With...

Register To Volunteer For Mulchfest 2016 In Fort Greene Park!

Fort Greene Park holds the record for most trees mulched at a single site in Brooklyn -- last year our team mulched 1,743 trees!...

Register To Volunteer For Mulchfest 2016 In Prospect Park!

Since the holidays are in full swing, Christmas trees have taken over the neighborhood. And while the thought of taking them down seems far...

Register To Volunteer For Mulchfest 2016 In Prospect Park!

Since the holidays are in full swing, Christmas trees have taken over the neighborhood. And while the thought of taking them down seems far...