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Big Reuse Queens

3-17 26th Ave. Astoria, NY 11102
718-777-0132 x2
queens@bigreuse.org

Big Reuse Brooklyn

69 9th St. Gowanus, NY 11215
718-725-8925 x2
brooklyn@bigreuse.org

For press or media inquiries, please contact Justin@bigreuse.org

How Big Reuse Can Help

Looking for materials for your non-profit's next project? Big Reuse is here to help!

Discount for Nonprofits

Big Reuse is committed to providing low cost salvaged building materials to all our customers, with inventory priced 40-80% off regular retail prices. Qualified 501c nonprofit organizations are eligible to receive an additional 20%* nonprofit discount if they bring their ST-119 tax exemption documentation at the time of their purchase.

BIG!Blooms

Big Reuse donates used lumber to local community & school gardens in New York City. We are looking for more community or school gardens in NYC to share these materials with!

Click here to apply for BIG!Blooms. Please allow 2 weeks for your application to be reviewed and processed. You will receive an email regarding the status of your donation.

BIG!Gives Back

Sign at For Closure exhibit,

For Closure exhibit - made wirth doors donated via BIG!NYC Gives Back.

In addition to discounted merchandise, nonprofit and community organizations may apply to Big Reuse’s monthly sponsorship program BIG!Gives Back. Each month Big Reuse will select one nonprofit organization that fulfills at least two of the goals listed below to receive free materials for their project.

Projects that will be selected must include two of the following goals:

  • focus on environmental issues
  • benefit the local community
  • educate about sustainability or green building projects

Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis. Click here to apply for BIG!Gives Back

Our Big Gives Back program has given away $300,000 worth of materials benefiting NYC's community and environment.

The greenhouse gas emissions prevented by our diversion efforts is equivalent to saving 360,000 gallons of gasoline!

Our Big Blooms program has given away 5,345 pieces of retired lumber to build 2,226 garden beds in over 1,269 community and school gardens.

Our Food Scrap Drop-off program serviced 1000 households per week in 2015!

We processed 765,477 pounds of food scraps and accepted 237,554 pounds of wood chips and leaf matter in 2015! That's over 1 million pounds of organic material diverted from landfills!