Save Composting in NYC!

Save Our Compost NYC’s letter-writing campaign had 2,500 individuals submit letters in support of composting!!


With your support, our campaign was able to:

  • Continue New York City government funding for Community Composting and DSNY Zero Waste partner programs for $7 million supporting community composting work.  It funds composting and composting education at 
    • GrowNYC
    • Big Reuse
    • Queens Botanical Gardens
    • NY Botanical Gardens
    • Lower East Side Ecology Center
    • Earth Matters
    • Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
    • Snug Harbor
  • Help encourage city government to expand composting to Queens.  DSNY’s curbside composting pickup began in Queens Monday, October 3, 2022.  
  • Provide support for City Council to introduce legislation to provide residential composting for all of NYC.

City councilmembers Sandy Nurse, Shahana Hanif, and Keith Powers have support to override a possible veto from Adams on their “Zero Waste Legislative Package.” The package includes:


The Zero Waste Legislative Package has the support of City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams as well as several other council members and leaders within city government.