A nonprofit program of Community Environmental Center.

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Queens Reuse Center

3-17 26th Ave. Astoria, NY

Brooklyn Reuse Center

69 9th St. Gowanus, NY

Open Everyday!

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



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.

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.

For press or media inquiries, please contact jaclyn@bignyc.org


Below is a listing of various types of logos and other graphics that comprise the graphic identity of Build It Green! NYC. Please use these files for any purpose that benefits and supports the work of Build It Green! NYC. Please do not noticeably alter the graphics from their present state unless the graphic layout of the material being created warrants such a change. If you are using the below materials for any press or media story, please inform the Build It Green! NYC staff at 718-777-0132.

To download a file, right click on the file name, select "Save Link As.." and choose the location on your computer to which to save the file

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Build It Green!NYC - EPS Logo eps bignyc-vectorlogo.eps
Build It Green!NYC - PNG Logo 500 x 340 png bignyc-logo-web-500by340.png
Build It Green!NYC - JPG Logo 2500 x 1700 jpg bignyc-logo-web-2500by1700.jpg
Build It Green!NYC - JPG Logo 1000 x 680 jpg bignyc-logo-web-1000by680.jpg
Build It Green!NYC - JPG Logo 300 x 204 jpg bignyc-logo-web-300by204.jpg
BIG!Blooms or BIG!NYC Gives Back Sponsored By Sign jpg Sponsored-by-BIG!NYC-Poster-med.jpg
BIG!Compost - JPG Logo BIGCOMPOSTlogoHIres.jpg

Crafted at the Canal
Call for Reuse Artisans!

Dec. 7th & 8th at BIG!NYC-Gowanus

Steel Deck Mezzanine

$4,000 in Gowanus

BIG!NYC Press Contact

Jaclyn Jablkowski

Communications Manager
Build It Green!NYC
e: jaclyn@bignyc.org
p: 718-777-0132 x29

BIG!Compost Press Contact

Gina Baldwin

Program Coordinator
e: gina@bignyc.org
p: 718-777-0132 x101

Media Coverage