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Upcoming Outreach Events Week of 8/24 - Big Reuse

Upcoming Outreach Events Week of 8/24

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 Brooklyn events!* (*Weather permitting; some events will only have compost or leaf bags available)

Thursday, August 24

  • 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | Breevort Park Concert - R&B Night | 260 Ralph Ave

Saturday, August 26

  • 7:00 AM-1:00 PM | DOT Summer Streets in BK08 & BK09 | Eastern Parkway, Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • 11:00 AM-4:00 PM | Major Owens Back-to-School | Union Street & Bedford Avenue, Union St & Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
  • 12:00 PM-4:00 PM | Tabling at Windsor Terrace Library | Windsor Terrace Library, 160 E 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA
  • 1:00 PM-5:00 PM | 24th St Sunset Park festival | 24th Street & 5th Avenue, 24th St & 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232, USA
  • 3:00 PM -6:00 PM | Sumpter St block Association block party | Sumpter St & Saratoga Ave

Sunday, August 27

  • 12:30 PM -5:00 PM | CM Nurse back pack giveaway | Highland Park, Jackie Robinson Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11208, USA
  • 2:00 PM-6:00 PM | East 26th St Block Party | East 26th St between Farragut Rd & Glenwood Rd

Saturday, September 2 

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM | ENYF Market | 613 New Lots Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA
  • 10:30 AM-3:00 PM | Troutman Open Streets | near Troutman St & Irving Ave 

Sunday, September 3

  • 8:00 AM-2:00 PM | GrowNYC Cortelyou Greenmarket | Cortelyou Road btw Argyle Road &, Rugby Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

Learn more about the curbside composting program and order your free brown bin (Brooklyn residents only!) at 

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