Open 7 Days a Week

10am - 6pm

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

BIG!NYC Featured on

"We are a throwaway society, making, buying, and tossing out cheap, crappy stuff. Our landfills are loaded with stuff, which had we only made and bought higher-quality stuff, wouldn't exist. We have been led astray, humans. Luckily, there are still organizations dedicated to minimizing waste and artistic value, like the good folks over at Build it Green (BIG!) NYC" - created by

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

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!

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

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