Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Smash and compost your gourds and jack-o-lanterns with the NYC Compost Project. Join us across all 5 boroughs during the week of November 1st for refreshments, raffles and more! Events are rain or shine.

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BRONX: Wednesday, November 4th, 3:30pm- 5:30pm
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Blvd West
With The New York Botanical Garden

BROOKLYN: Saturday, November 7th, 10:00am- 12:00pm
Red Hook Community Farm 103 Otsego St
With Brooklyn Botanic Garden

MANHATTAN: Sunday, November 1st, 10:00am- 2:00pm
Lower East Side Garden 420 E 11th St With Earth Matter

MANHATTAN: Tuesday, November 3rd, 11:00am- 4:00pm
Highbridge Park Amsterdam Ave and W 172nd St
With Lower East Side Ecology Center

QUEENS: Saturday, November 7th, 10:00am- 2:00pm
Lou Lodati Playground 43rd St & Skillman Ave
With Big Reuse & Queens Botanical Garden

STATEN ISLAND: Saturday, November 7th, 11:00am- 3:00pm
P.S 9 Naples Street Elementary School 1055 Targee St
With Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden

Can’t make it to Pumpkin Smash? Bring your jack-o-lanterns to a food scrap drop-off site. For a map, visit

To learn more about the NYC Compost Project, visit our