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Upcoming Composting Outreach Events Week of 7/27 - Big Reuse

Upcoming Composting Outreach Events Week of 7/27

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, a new scrap bin for your kitchen, or leaf bags for your yard waste, come find us at one of our upcoming Queens or Brooklyn events!* (*Weather permitting; some events will only have compost or leaf bags available)

Thursday, July 27 

  • 9:30 AM-12:30 PM | Partnership For Parks | Center Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
  • 1:00 PM-5:30 PM | Peninsula Library KC & Leaf Bag Giveaway | 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens

Friday, July 28 

  • 1:00 PM-5:30 PM | South Ozone Park Library KC & Leaf Bag Giveaway | 128-16 Rockaway Blvd, Queens

Saturday, July 29 

  • 7:00 AM-1:00 PM | DOT Summer Streets in QE01 & QE02 | Vernon Boulevard, Vernon Blvd, Queens, NY 11101
  • 10:00 AM-2:00 PM | SAFE pop-up event w/ CM Williams | Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177-01 Baisley Blvd, Queens, NY 11434
  • 10:00 AM-12:00 PM | 40lb Compost giveaway w/ CM Ung | Kissena Velodrome, Flushing, NY 11355
  • 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Vernon Cases Community Garden Green Thumb Event | Vernon Cases/GT Community Garden, 42-48 Vernon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206
  • 12:30 PM-4:30 PM | Dyker Library KC & Compost Giveaway | 8202 13th Ave, Brooklyn

Sunday, July 30 

  • 9:00 AM-6:00 PM | Flatbush Ave Festival | Flatbush Avenue from Parkside Ave to Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226
  • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM | FAD market | 51 Bergen St, Brooklyn
  • 12:00 PM-2:00 PM | Rain Barrel and Compost Giveaway at Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park | Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park, 95 Avenue 125th St, South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
  • 2:00 PM-6:00 PM | Leaf bag giveaway w/ AM Mamdani's office | 31st Avenue between 33rd and 35th Street, Astoria, New York  11106

Tuesday, August 1

  • 4:30 PM-8:30 PM | 84th Precinct, National Night Out | Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn

Saturday, August 5

  • 10:00 AM-1:30 PM | Koko NYC Compost give away | 440 19th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • 12:00 PM-3:00 PM | Queens Borough President's Office rain barrel giveaway | 120-55 Queens Blvd, Queens, NY 11424
  • 12:00 PM-6:00 PM | 2nd Annual HSBA2 Block Party  | 227 Hancock St, Brooklyn

Sunday, August 6 

  • 9:00 AM-11:00 AM | Tabling at Nurture BK FSDO | Parkside Avenue & Park Circle, Parkside Ave & Park Cir, Brooklyn, NY 11218
  • 2:00 PM-4:00 PM | Tabling at Q Gardens BBQ | Q Gardens Community Farm, 58 E 18th St, Brooklyn, NY 11226

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

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