A nonprofit program of Community Environmental Center.

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Queens Reuse Center

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

Brooklyn Reuse Center

69 9th St. Gowanus, NY
718-725-8925
brooklyn@bignyc.org

Open Everyday!

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
& Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

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Donate, don't dump!

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

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

BIG!Gives Back

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

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.

BIG!Blooms

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

BIG NEWS!

We are filling the position for Reuse Center Manager in our Gowanus, Brooklyn Reuse Center. This manager will be responsible for the overall operations of the retail store as well as the educational and special events programs that are scheduled to begin in 2013. The position requires a person who has substantial knowledge of construction and building materials, extensive management experience, flexibility, great cooperative ethic, and is deeply committed to BIG!NYC's social and environmental mission.

Click here to learn more about this position and other opportunities with BIG!NYC and BIG!Compost.