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Check out these Environmental Volunteering Opportunities! - Big Reuse

Check out these Environmental Volunteering Opportunities!

Big Reuse Volunteer EventsBrooklyn, Queens, Manhattan NY    

Big Reuse is a NYC based non-profit fighting climate change through zero waste initiatives. One of our programs is street tree care where volunteers help remove trash, aerate the soil, and add a blend of compost and/or mulch to the street tree beds, and learn about why urban trees are so important. 


Queens Botanical Garden Volunteer EventsQueens NY    

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is an urban oasis where people, plants, and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs, and real-world applications of environmental stewardship.


Randall’s Island Park Alliance - WebsiteManhattan NY

The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Inc. (RIPA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works with the City of New York and local communities to provide an innovative and exciting destination through a wide range of sports venues, cultural events and environmental exploration.


Friends of Tompkins Square ParkManhattan NY

Friends of Tompkins Square Park is dedicated to restoring and preserving the beauty, health, and safety of Tompkins Square Park for all.


The Bronx is Blooming - WebsiteBronx NY

A Bronx-based nonprofit dedicated to environmental stewardship, community building, and youth leadership development. 


Museum of Reclaimed Urban SpaceManhattan NY 

The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS) chronicles the East Village community’s history of grassroots action. It celebrates the local activists who transformed abandoned spaces and vacant lots into vibrant community spaces and gardens. MoRUS partners with Time's Up!, a not-for-profit direct-action environmental organization that uses events and educational programs to promote a more sustainable planet.


Rusty Wheelbarrow FarmQueen NY 

Our mission is to produce food beyond sustainability and distribute the food to the local pantries, while educating our neighbors in sustainability, safe urban gardening, and responsible waste management/local composting. We also strive to have a friendly green space - in a part of Queens where there are very few public parks and little street tree coverage.


The Battery Conservancy (TBC)Manhattan NY 

The Battery, New York City’s first waterfront park was created in 1693. Some 300 years later, private citizens established The Battery Conservancy to raise funds to transform the 25-acre landscape which had become dilapidated, downtrodden and overlooked as a sought-after destination.


Gotham Park Volunteer EventsManhattan NY 

Gotham Park is the nonprofit grassroots organization successfully working to reopen, revitalize and reactivate the forgotten spaces under the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge. After 13+ years of disuse, Gotham Park is creating a new, community-driven 9-acre public space at the crossroads of five great Manhattan neighborhoods - Chinatown, the South Street Seaport, Two Bridges, Little Italy and the Financial District - with healthy open space, environmentally resilient design and recreation areas for all interests, ages and abilities under one of New York City's most iconic landmarks.

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