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GrowNYC Launches New Public Compost Drop-off Site in Ridgewood

GrowNYC Launches New Public Compost Drop-off Site in Ridgewood

The Ridgewood compost drop-off site is open from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday.

Will New ‘Smart Compost’ Bins Expand to Bushwick?

Will New ‘Smart Compost’ Bins Expand to Bushwick?

What are those orange compost bins popping up in Astoria and Lower Manhattan? Will they expand to other neighborhoods?

Un Vecino Necesita Tu Ayuda Para Traer El Compostaje a Las Aceras De Bushwick

Un Vecino Necesita Tu Ayuda Para Traer El Compostaje a Las Aceras De Bushwick

El servicio de compostaje en la acera se reanudó en Octubre de este año, pero solo en algunos barrios elegibles.

A Neighbor Needs Your Help to Bring Composting to the Sidewalks of Bushwick

A Neighbor Needs Your Help to Bring Composting to the Sidewalks of Bushwick

The curbside composting service resumed in October this year, but only in some eligible neighborhoods.

The Moffat Street Community Garden Opens a Composting and Food Scrap Drop-Off Site

The Moffat Street Community Garden Opens a Composting and Food Scrap Drop-Off Site

Residents no longer have to take the 30-minute walk to Know Waste Lands to compost.

Curbside Composting in Bushwick: Can We Make It Happen?

Curbside Composting in Bushwick: Can We Make It Happen?

How to bring curbside composting to Bushwick, according to the DSNY, and where you can drop off your compost in the meantime.

Curbside Compost Returns, but Not to Bushwick

Curbside Compost Returns, but Not to Bushwick

The relaunched organics waste collection program will continue to only serve limited neighborhoods in the city.

Composting in Bushwick: Here’s Where to Drop Off Your Organic Scraps

Composting in Bushwick: Here’s Where to Drop Off Your Organic Scraps

Change begins with the individual, start composting today!

Change of Plans: Bushwick Won’t Get Curbside Composting in 2018

Change of Plans: Bushwick Won’t Get Curbside Composting in 2018

The Department of Sanitation has paused plans to bring curbside collection of organics to Bushwick and other parts of NYC.

BKROT Makes Composting Easy, Supports Bushwick’s Urban Farms

BKROT Makes Composting Easy, Supports Bushwick’s Urban Farms

As good Brooklynites, we here at Bushwick Daily are familiar with the virtues of composting our food scraps

New York City’s Annual Holiday Tradition, Mulchfest, Is Back Again. Read Where You Can Recycle Your Holiday Tree in Bushwick

New York City’s Annual Holiday Tradition, Mulchfest, Is Back Again. Read Where You Can Recycle Your Holiday Tree in Bushwick

With over 74 drop-off or chipping sites citywide, find a Mulchfest location near you.

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Sandy Nurse, a stalwart community organizer and proud carpenter, has won the election to be the next representative for Brooklyn’s 37th District.

The Bushwick Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow

The Bushwick Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow

An ever-evolving list of Bushwick Instagram accounts to follow for all app users living in and around the neighborhood.

Do You Call Bushwick Home? Here Are Some Local Twitter Accounts To Follow

Do You Call Bushwick Home? Here Are Some Local Twitter Accounts To Follow

An ever-evolving list of Bushwick Twitter accounts to follow for all app users living in and around the neighborhood.

Community Gardens Are Reopening, and They Need Dedicated Volunteers

Community Gardens Are Reopening, and They Need Dedicated Volunteers

Look up and support your local community garden in providing sustenance and critical green space.

Things Could Be Different In Bushwick

Things Could Be Different In Bushwick

Sandy Nurse: Co-Governance Is A Model For City Governance

Sandy Nurse: Co-Governance Is A Model For City Governance

Clean Bushwick Initiative Steps in to Address Neighborhood Trash Pile-Ups

Clean Bushwick Initiative Steps in to Address Neighborhood Trash Pile-Ups

Budget cuts to the Department of Sanitation have forced the group to increase its efforts.

Vegan Bakery, Brooklyn Whiskers, Moves to New Location on Border of Bushwick and Bed-Stuy

Vegan Bakery, Brooklyn Whiskers, Moves to New Location on Border of Bushwick and Bed-Stuy

After outgrowing their first location, the bakery finds a new spacious and sunny shop to expand the business.

New York’s First Food Waste Recycling Facility Is Turning Scraps into Energy in Bushwick

New York’s First Food Waste Recycling Facility Is Turning Scraps into Energy in Bushwick

East Williamsburg Chef to Take on Zero Waste Challenge at NYC’S Food Waste Fair

East Williamsburg Chef to Take on Zero Waste Challenge at NYC’S Food Waste Fair

With sustainability at its core, chef Naama Tamir of the Lighthouse will tackle the city’s Zero Food Waste cooking challenge.

Cult-Favorite Bakery, Ovenly, Opens New Production Space in Bushwick

Cult-Favorite Bakery, Ovenly, Opens New Production Space in Bushwick

The bakery launched in Greenpoint in 2012.

Local Cafe and Roastery Toby’s Estate Rebrands as Partners Coffee

Local Cafe and Roastery Toby’s Estate Rebrands as Partners Coffee

The coffee chain, which recently opened in Bushwick, previously licensed its name from an Australian company.

Clean Bushwick Initiative is Working to Create a Trash-Free Neighborhood

Clean Bushwick Initiative is Working to Create a Trash-Free Neighborhood

Three local women gear up to create a green and sustainable community.

How a Cambodian Refugee Started a Bushwick Coffee Empire and Communal Hub

How a Cambodian Refugee Started a Bushwick Coffee Empire and Communal Hub

Linda Thach went from one coffee shop to running multiple thriving businesses.

7 Ways to Give Back in and Around Bushwick This Thanksgiving

7 Ways to Give Back in and Around Bushwick This Thanksgiving

Ways to give back to the community during (and after) the holiday season.

Photos: ¡Calabazafest! 2016 Brings Spooky Delight to Bushwick

Photos: ¡Calabazafest! 2016 Brings Spooky Delight to Bushwick

Bushwick’s Magically Singular Harvest Festival ¡Calabazafest! is Coming To Maria Hernandez Park!

Bushwick’s Magically Singular Harvest Festival ¡Calabazafest! is Coming To Maria Hernandez Park!

The 7th annual ¡Calabazafest! will take place next weekend on Sunday, October 30.

Check out This Mobile, Solar Coffee Rig Dreamed Up by a Bushwick Couple

Check out This Mobile, Solar Coffee Rig Dreamed Up by a Bushwick Couple

A local couple have hatched a plan to transform the neighborhood’s exceptional coffee shop experience into a moveable feast

First Annual Community Earth Day to Take Place Saturday at Irving Square Park

First Annual Community Earth Day to Take Place Saturday at Irving Square Park

This Saturday, April 30th, Bushwick’s Irving Square Park will be the venue for a newly inaugurated annual event organized to raise environmental awareness and provide resources for conscientious living to the Bushwick community

NYC Community Gardens are in Danger: Bushwick’s El Garden to Rally for Survival at City Hall Tomorrow

NYC Community Gardens are in Danger: Bushwick’s El Garden to Rally for Survival at City Hall Tomorrow

A few weeks ago, we told you about the crisis facing Bushwick’s El Garden, one of the 17 community gardens on public land across the city at risk of being leveled to create new housing developments

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Increasing affordable housing and creating community green space are both laudable goals to pursue in the ongoing evolution of NYC’s neighborhoods, but a recent decision from city hall to invite developers to turn community gardens across the city into construction sites for new affordable housing seems to pit the two objectives against each other

Bushwick, Prepare to Dye – Workshops at BUAISOU. Brooklyn Lab

Bushwick, Prepare to Dye – Workshops at BUAISOU. Brooklyn Lab

 

Tonight: Kombucha Bellinis, Hibiscus Margaritas and You for a Cause

Tonight: Kombucha Bellinis, Hibiscus Margaritas and You for a Cause

It’s Thursday night, folks, and we’re hearing the weekend is going to be lovely

Bushwick Weekend Guide November 1-3

Bushwick Weekend Guide November 1-3

Graphics by Patricia O’Brien. ‘Weekend Guide’ added by Bushwick Daily  Art 6 Ghoulishly Good Art Shows This Weekend  Music Keep It Going: Post-Halloween Weekend Shows ! Halloween Events: Wednesday – Friday ! Listening Party: James Blake   Party ! Halloween Events: Wednesday – Friday ! Watch: Video from BangOn!’s Warehouse of Horrors Dr. Lisa Asks Two […]