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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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.

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

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!Gives Back

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

Donate, don't dump!

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

Welcome to BIGNYC!

Are you remodeling your kitchen or bathroom? Making a custom table? If so, you should check out BIG!NYC's stock of salvaged stone countertops for some fabulous, discounted materials. Stone prices start at $15 per square foot. Now that you... Read More
  Build It Green!NYC is proud to present our 2013 recap!   Thank you for your support over the year! Look what you helped us accomplish in 2013! Click here for a JPG of the Build It Green!NYC 2013 Fact Sheet.
In just five short years our BIG!Compost program has grown from a three bin system at Two Coves Community Garden to a city-funded partnership using state-of-the art technology right here in Queens. Our program has flourished because so... Read More
BIG!NYC Queens has just acquired a dozen giant slabs of gorgeous vintage vein cut Travertine, carefully removed from a lobby wall in midtown Manhattan by BIG!NYC's Deconstruction Team. The large Travertine slabs measure 36.25in x 115in+ x... Read More
Savvy shoppers have always known that Build It Green!NYC is a great source for discount kitchen cabinet sets. Thanks to a generous donor, BIG!NYC can now help you create the custom kitchen of your dreams! A high-end residential conversion... Read More
Are you remodeling your kitchen or bathroom? Making a custom table? If so, you...Read More
  Build It Green!NYC is proud to present our 2013 recap!   Thank you for...Read More
In just five short years our BIG!Compost program has grown from a three bin...Read More
Joseph Foglia has been designing and constructing bars, restaurants, and homes...Read More
BIG!NYC Queens has just acquired a dozen giant slabs of gorgeous vintage vein...Read More
Spring is finally here! Time to feed your garden! Both BIG!NYC reuse centers...Read More
Deconstruction Manager, Max Rubinstein, was featured in Leader-Post's coverage...Read More