& Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
In 2012 BIG!NYC:
* Diverted 1,200 tons of reuseable building materials from the landfill
* Donated over 57 tons of lumber to community & school gardens. That's 1,200 raised garden beds in NYC!
* Gave away $58,780 worth of materials to local organizations.
5/21 BIG!Compost Volunteer Orientation @ LIC (6:30-8pm). RSVP to email@example.com
5/28 BIG!Workshops: Know Your Tools: Women & Trans Tool 101 @ BIG!NYC Gowanus (6:30-8pm)
6/2 BIG!Workshops: Mosaic What Your Momma Gave You @ BIG!NYC Gowanus (11:30am-1:30pm)
6/8 BIG!Workshops: Scaffolding Lumber Benches with Spark Workshops @ BIG!NYC Gowanus (11:30am-1:30pm)
6/15,22,29 BIG!Workshops: Make Your Own Folding Stool with Mr. Fox @ BIG!NYC Gowanus (3 sessions; 12:30-2pm)
Block Party & Stop 'N' Swap® - May 19th
The 4th Annual Build It Green Grow NYC Block Party & Stop 'N' Swap®!
Saturday, May 19, 2012! 12:00-3:00pm (rain or shine! To be held in front of Build It Green!NYC's Astoria Reuse Center (26th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets, Astoria)
- GrowNYC's Stop 'N' Swap - Clear out clutter and help reduce NYC's waste by bringing clean, portable, reusable items to donate to a new home, or simply take home items that are useful to you. It's all free! No furniture/large items, please.
- Electronic-waste recycling with WeRecycle! - Responsibly recycle computers, monitors, printers, scanners, fax machines, peripherals, (keyboards, mice, cables, etc.) televisions, VCRs, DVD players, cell phones, pagers, PDAs, phones, answering machines, game consoles, portable music players, & other personal e-devices.
Live music featuring Zeke Healy, Mandy Lee (http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=EmlyIwGbQv0 & http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=RsU_vh2UhSY), & Tianna Kennedy
- Plus sets by DJ Cool Places Sound System, DJ Dee Redgrave & DJ Tony Lowe
- Brooklyn Grange's Fresh Farm Stand
- FREE Face Painting
- Plant, Compost & Seed Sale to Benefit Western Queens Compost Initiative (WQCI)
- Compost Tumbler Assembly Demo & Worm Bin Demo by WQCI
- Green Shores
- Two Coves Community Garden
- Occupy Wall Street Screenprint Co-op - bring a t-shirt or bag to print on!
- Chhaya CDC is a non-profit organization connecting homeowners with incentives for energy audits and home improvement work to reduce energy use. Bring your utility bills (gas and electric) to sign up for a home energy audit!
- Simar Coffee - FREE samples!
Both Build It Green!NYC Reuse Centers will be open for shopping and donating during the Block Party & Stop 'N' Swap (10am-5pm in both Astoria and Gowanus).
And be sure to stick around for the BIG!NYC & We Heart Astoria After-Party (3:00-5:00pm)!
Featuring a special performance by Brother Reverend!