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Offline DijoninJH

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Food Scrape Dropoff
« on: March 20, 2020, 06:37:41 AM »
Annouced yesterday, the Grow NYC had to cancel all food scrap drop off at the NYC greenmarkets going forward.

Since we don't have access to curbside pickup, anyone have any ideas of where to be able to drop off all the food scraps?

We don’t have the room to put in freeze and only going to pile up.

Thanks

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2020, 08:24:01 AM »
In emergencies, some important but non-urgent infrastructure needs take a hit. This is one example.

If it becomes too much to hold, you have to trash this stuff in the regular trash. 

Offline DijoninJH

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2020, 09:00:07 AM »
I understand thanks.

But before we do that, just seeing if anyone had any ideas in the neighborhood.

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2020, 09:24:32 AM »
i don't think there are any local community gardens large enough to take drop offs from the outside, but GrowNYC has a list of those in Queens. since it's the same parent, they may also be declining donations, but it's worth a try.

https://www.grownyc.org/gardens/queens

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2020, 10:10:59 AM »
 Jackson Heights Beautification Group has a compost center on 69th Street between 35th and 37th Avenues called SCRAPS. They are open on Saturdays from 10-noon. Should meet your needs now and help the community. The compost generated there helps our street trees through the gardening efforts of JHBG. Lots of beautiful daffodils along the street now also planted by the group.

Offline Mark L

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2020, 10:14:31 PM »
Having the same dilemma DijoninJH. I checked with the JHBG SCRAPS program and unfortunately they are closed as well.

Offline Neighbor8

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2020, 08:34:15 AM »
Having the same dilemma DijoninJH. I checked with the JHBG SCRAPS program and unfortunately they are closed as well.
Thanks for posting, you saved me a trip!

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Re: Food Scrape Dropoff
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2020, 08:34:15 AM »