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Our Annual Impact

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Big Reuse Center

200,000 items
Sold in store.

  • 95,300 home goods
  • 44,800 articles of clothing
  • 27,500 books
  • 6,600 pieces of furniture

2,000 books
Donated to Sierra Leone.

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NYC Compost Project

  • Partnered on 62 foods scrap drop offs
  • Distributed 110.5 cubic yards of compost to 152 community groups, gardens and schools
  • Worked with 503 volunteers
  • 666,300 lbs of compost was returned to the community

NYC Street Tree Care

  • Cared for 786 street trees in Brooklyn and Queens
  • Covered 61,400 square feet of NYC soil with a 2" layer of compost
  • Engaged 3,370 New Yorkers of all ages
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Curbside Composting Outreach

(September 2021 thru December 2023)

  • Engaged with 172,000 New Yorkers
  • Canvassed 83,000 addresses and educated residents about to how participate in the curbside composting program
  • Distributed 22,800 1 Ib bags and 24,000 40 Ib bags of compost  
  • Distributed 31,000 kitchen containers and 22,400 leaf bags
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