Open 7 Days a Week

Monday 10am-6pm
Tuesday 10am-6pm
Wednesday 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-5pm

Big Reuse Queens

3-17 26th Ave. Astoria, NY 11102
718-777-0132 x2

Big Reuse Brooklyn

69 9th St. Gowanus, NY 11215
718-725-8925 x2

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Our diversion rate reduces climate change emission by 3,200 MTCOE which is like saving 360,000 gallons of gasoline.

Donate, don't dump!

In 2013, BIG!NYC diverted over 4,000,000 lbs of usable building materials from the landfill!

BIG! Compost

has diverted 267,230 lbs of food scraps and given away 159,240 lbs of compost and 49,620 lbs of mulch in 2013.


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

BIG!Gives Back

has given away $300,000 worth of materials benefiting NYC's community and environment.

BIG!NYC-Astoria Open Today, BIG!NYC-Gowanus is Closed due to Storm Damage

Build It Green!NYC in Astoria, Queens is OPEN for regular hours: 10 to 6 Monday through Friday, 10 to 5 Saturday and Sunday.  Call us at 718-777-0132 with any questions.

Build It Green!NYC in Gowanus, Brooklyn will be CLOSED until further notice due to storm damage.

Along with most of New York, we've been cleaning up after the super-storm. If anyone is in the neighborhood and looking to lend a hand, we welcome the help! Please feel free to come by the Gowanus reuse center today (Thurs. Nov 1) from 11am to 4pm to help clean up after Sandy! It is important to wear work boots and clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.

*Pictured: BIG!NYC's clean up crew in Gowanus.