& 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
5/28 BIG!Workshops: Know Your Tools: Women & Trans Tool 101 @ BIG!NYC Gowanus (6:30-8pm)
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)
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.