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Upcoming Compost Outreach Events - Big Reuse

Upcoming Compost Outreach Events

The Curbside Composting Outreach team at Big Reuse is working to spread the word about the city’s free, borough-wide food scrap collection. If you need compost for your houseplants or a new scrap bin for your kitchen, come find us at one of our upcoming Queens or Brooklyn events!* (*Weather permitting; some events will only have scrap bins available)

 

Saturday, July 15th

  • 11am-3pm | 156th St Open Streets | 156th St between 107th & 108th Aves, Queens
  • 12pm-4pm | Union Hall St Open Streets | Union Hall St between 109th & 110th Aves, Queens
  • 12pm-6pm | Safe Summer Take 2 | Beach 12th St. &, Redfern Ave, Far Rockaway
  • 2pm-5pm | Crown Street Block Party | 160 Crown St, Brooklyn
  • 5pm-7pm | Jamaica Bay Festival | Beach 94th St, Queens

Sunday, July 16

  • 2pm-6pm | 31st Ave Open St | 31st Avenue between 33rd and 35th Street, Queens

Tuesday, July 18th

  • 3:30pm-7:30pm | Dutch Kills CSA | 3511 35th Ave, Queens

Wednesday, July 19th

  • 2pm-4pm | Jamaica Bay 50th Birthday Party | 9727 Seaview Ave. at E. 98th St. near Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm | Movies Under the Stars at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground | 7633 Austin St, Queens

Friday, July 21st

  • 11:30am-3:30pm | 34th Ave Open Street Coalition | 93rd St & 34th Ave, Queens
  • 1pm - 5pm | Giveaway at South Ozone Park Library | 128-16 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park, Queens
  • 5pm-8pm | Myrtle Ave Summer Nights | 484-550 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn

Saturday, July 22nd

  • 11am-1pm | Rusty Wheelbarrow Farm food scrap drop off | 7202 Woodside Ave, Queens
  • 4pm-7pm | Kingsland Wildflowers Festival | 520 Kingsland Ave, Brooklyn

Sunday, July 23rd

  • 9am-6pm | Myrtle Ave Festival | spot will be somewhere on Myrtle Ave between Fresh Pond Rd and to Forest Ave, Queens
  • 9am-2pm | Down to Earth Farmers Market  | Cunningham Park, 196-10 Union Tpke, Queens
  • 10am-1pm | Community Field Day at the Jackson Heights Greenmarket | 34th Ave & 79th Street &, 80th St, Jackson Heights, Queens
  • 12pm-2pm | Rain Barrel and Compost Giveaway at Cunningham Park | Cunningham Park Parking Lot #1 (on Union Turnpike)

Learn more about the curbside composting program at nyc.gov/curbsidecomposting. 

Have ideas for community events in Queens or Brooklyn we should be attending? Want us to speak to your Queens-based or Brooklyn-based organization? Contact us at compostoutreach@bigreuse.org
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