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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 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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