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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.

Donate, don't dump!

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

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.

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.

What to Expect When You're Renovating - New Class on April 16th!

Check out this new course for first time renovators, presented by the Center for Architecture Foundation.

What to Expect When You're Renovating

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

6 - 8 pm at the Center for Architecture

Speakers:

Carol Gretter, R.A., LEED

Melissa T. Billig, Esq., Partner, Construction & Design Practice at Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

Contemplating a renovation project and not sure how to get started? Start here! This could be the most useful two hours you spend preparing for this important event. Whether you are planning a kitchen redo or a more substantial addition or gut renovation, your project will go more smoothly if you know how the process works and what to anticipate before you get started. 

Presented by a licensed architect with extensive experience in designing and managing residential projects in NYC and a legal expert, this informative 2-hour session will provide you with an overview of the process of renovating an apartment in NYC as well as code and legal issues.

Click here to register for this event. Tickets are $35 per person

 

 

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