FILM BIZ RECYCLING redistributes 60% of the donated materials received to local charities and organizations to aid communities of need throughout New York City and achieve optimum sustainability (social need and environmental impact).

Materials for the Arts collects unneeded items from businesses and individuals, and make these donations available for free to its recipients: nonprofit organizations with arts programming, government agencies, and public schools.The MFTA warehouse is operated by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with additional support from the City’s Departments of Sanitation and of Education.

Materials for the Arts get an array of items from us stemming anywhere from art supplies, office supplies, lighting, decor, all the way to octopus arms and bizarre artwork.

CAMBA is a non-profit agency that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

We mostly provide for their women’s shelter and the women cycling out to independence in a new apartment. Sheers, personal care items, kitchen appliances, pillows, blankets, bath mats, soap dishes – you name it!

For more than 50 years, Samaritan Village has been wholly dedicated to improving the quality of life for New Yorkers facing adversity. With its humble beginnings as a Queens counseling center, Samaritan Village has evolved into a nationally-recognized human services organization, doing more good than ever imagined. Today, Samaritan Village provides comprehensive health and human services to more than 10,000 people each year through a network of more than 20 facilities located throughout New York City and in upstate New York.

Samaritan Village provides a rich array of services including substance abuse treatment, mental health and primary health care, specialized programs for military veterans, vocational and employment services, shelter and transitional housing, and services for seniors.

We supply Samaritan Village with items for move out packages, such as, soft goods, home goods, toiletries, and kitchen items.
We also supply Items for the shelter, such as, toiletries, art supplies, sports goods, etc.

Snug Harbor is a place where history, architecture, visual art, theater, dance, music and environmental science come together and provide dynamic experiences for all ages. It is the largest ongoing adaptive reuse project in America, consisting of 28 buildings, and is one of New York City’s unique architectural complexes and historic landscapes. Majestic Greek-revival buildings, the City’s first designated landmarks, present exhibitions on historical subjects and contemporary art.

We supply Snug Harbor with materials and props to make the artists projects come to life!

Outstanding Renewal Enterprise, Inc. (The Lower East Side Ecology Center) was founded in 1987 as one of the first organizations to offer community-based recycling and composting programs in New York City. They started their programs by providing innovative recycling drop-off centers. Today, the Ecology Center offers free public compost collection and education, electronic waste recycling, stewardship of public open space, and environmental education. Our programs focus on offering opportunities for all New Yorkers to learn about environmental issues facing NYC and to take responsibility for solving those problems.

We supply The Lower East Side Ecology Center with e-waste for their fund raising and resale purposes.

The purpose of this endeavor is to aid unfortunate animals in the interest of a higher quality of life. We take in rescued, confiscated, neglected, injured, ill, unmanageable, or otherwise unwanted animals from private owners, zoos, shelters, and other public organizations. These animals are cared for, and/or rehabilitated to the best of our ability and means until which time they can be found healthy, happy homes – whether it be through adoption to qualified candidates or legally released into habitats suitable to the specific species in conjunction with licensed wildlife rehabilitators.

We supply Sean Casey with anything and everything animal related as well as rags and blankets for the shelter.

Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB) utilizes the bicycle as a resource to foster youth development, environmental education, community outreach, and healthy living. Through retail storefronts, social entrepreneurship, and innovative programs, Recycle-A-Bicycle empowers the youth of New York City. RAB is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible and purchases from their storefronts support their youth programs and environmental initiatives.

When we get bike parts, accessories and excessive bike donations, we donate them to Recycle-A-Bicycle to give those items another life.

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is a nonprofit organization working to clean up and develop Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal into a park with full public access

Gowanus Canal Conservancy needs items for many different projects, and we are happy to supply them with anything they may need to fulfill their mission.

Blissful Bedrooms is a 501(c)3, charitable, not-for-profit organization, which is composed entirely of volunteers and is dependent on the compassion and generosity of individuals and businesses to support its mission: to transform the personal spaces of young individuals who have limited resources, and have various severe, physical disabilities that make them wheelchair-dependent and highly reliant on others for activities of daily living. Because of their lack of mobility/independence and decreased opportunities in society, these young individuals with physical challenges spend a great amount of time in their bedrooms.

We supply Blissful Bedrooms with whatever they need to make a cabin in the woods or a bedroom of a disabled teen super awesome!

Since 1986, Hour Children has provided supportive services to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their families. Hour Children provides these mothers with a place to live and an opportunity for a new life.

We donate baby items, toys and all kinds of stuff for their thrift shop in Long Island City!

The mission of Room to Grow is to enrich the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. Parents expecting a baby are referred to Room to Grow by selected prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, parents visit Room to Grow’s warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three. During their one-on-one appointments with their staff social workers, typically lasting two hours, parents receive developmental information, customized support, and all of the needed baby items to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child.

We donate new and unopened baby items to Room to Grow.

The mission of Bottomless Closet is to help disadvantaged New York City women become self-sufficient through a comprehensive program that begins with business attire and interview preparation and continues with professional development, financial management and personal enrichment. Using the model of women helping women and their network of dedicated volunteers, Bottomless Closet enhances their clients’ self-esteem and self-confidence in order for them to enter and succeed in the workforce and improve the quality of their lives.

We supply Bottomless Closet with women’s dresses, shoes, and accessories.

Career Gear builds strong families and communities by empowering men who are low-income to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.

We supply Career Gear with men’s clothing acceptable for job interviews and professional wear.

Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work.

We get in more than we can put on our sales floor so we give our excess used homegoods, decor, lighting, etc. to Goodwill.