Public Food Waste Drop-Off Hours

  • Open Hours
    Updated July 21, 2022 Tuesdays 1:30 pm – 4 pm Sundays 10 am – 1 pm
  • Public Food Waste Drop-Off April-October 2022
    From April 1 to October 31: (Updated drop-off hours will be provided for November 1 – March 31.) Tuesdays 1:30 – 4 pm Thursdays 3:30 – 6 pm Saturdays 1 – 4 pm Sundays 2 – 4 pm For other food scraps drop-off sites, visit DSNY- Drop-off Composting.
  • Public Food Waste Drop-Off Sept 2021-March 2022
    When the garden is open:  Tuesdays 1:30 – 3:30 pm Thursdays 3:30 – 6 pm Saturdays 2 – 4 pm For other food scraps drop-off sites, visit DSNY- Drop-off Composting.
  • Food Waste Drop-Off Notice, Updated
    For our 24-hour drop-off to resume:  We need volunteers*.To volunteer, go to downtoearthgarden.org/volunteer (online signup form).* Goal: 14+ volunteers, 2 per day, each choosing a day/week, + backups. Sanitation (DSNY) to restart their Curbside Composting**.Resumption of DSNY’s pickup service depends on how many have signed up within the neighborhood. Please have your building consider signing …
  • Public Food Waste Drop-Off July-August 2021
    When the garden is open:  Tuesdays 1:30 – 3:30 pm; Thursdays 3:30 – 6 pm (except Aug. 5)
  • Food Waste Drop-Off Notice
    For our 24-hour drop-off to resume again: …