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Upcoming Outreach Events & Giveaways Week of 5/4 - Big Reuse

Upcoming Outreach Events & Giveaways Week of 5/4

The Curbside Composting Outreach team at Big Reuse is working all over Queens 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 events!* 

(*Weather permitting; some events will only have scrap bins available)

Saturday, May 6

  • 10am-2pm | Howard Beach E-Waste Disposal | PS 207, 159 Ave between 88th St & 89th St
  • 10am-6pm | Sunnyside Greenpoint Ave Festival | Greenpoint Ave between 46th St & 45th St
  • 12pm-4pm | KC giveaway at Lefferts Library | 103-34 Lefferts Blvd
  • 12pm-4pm | KC giveaway at Howard Beach Library | 92-06 156th Ave

Sunday, May 7

  • 10am-12pm | Astoria Heights Cleanup | Astoria Heights Playground, 30th Rd & 46th St
  • 10am-12pm | NYRP Tree Giveaway |  P256Q @ St Johns Residence for Boys, 150 Beach 110th St
  • 10am-2pm | Forest Park E-Waste Disposal | Forest Park Bandshell Parking Lot
  • 10am-3pm | Kiwanis Club Craft Sale | 82-12 151st Ave
  • 12pm-4pm | 31st Ave Open Street | 31st Ave between 33rd & 35th Sts

Wednesday, May 10, 1pm-4pm | KC giveaway at Douglaston/Little Neck Library | 249-01 Northern Blvd

Saturday, May 13

  • 11am-3pm | Compost Collective Mother’s Day Market | Yellowstone Blvd & Kessel St
  • 11am-4pm | 141st Road Open Street | 141 Rd between 225 St & 224 St
  • 12pm-5pm | KC giveaway at Langston Hughes Library | 100-01 Northern Blvd
  • 12-2pm | Astoria Park Alliance volunteer day + bulb planting | Astoria Park, 19 19th St

Sunday, May 14

  • 1:30pm-5:30pm | 141st St Open Street | 141 St between 109 Ave & 79 St
  • 9am-2pm |  Down to Earth Farmer's Market | Cunningham Park, 196-10 Union Tpke

Learn more about the program at nyc.gov/curbsidecomposting

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

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