Open 7 Days a Week

Monday 10am-6pm
Tuesday 10am-6pm
Wednesday 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-5pm

Big Reuse Queens

3-17 26th Ave. Astoria, NY 11102
718-777-0132 x2

Big Reuse Brooklyn

69 9th St. Gowanus, NY 11215
718-725-8925 x2


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BIG! Compost

has diverted 267,230 lbs of food scraps and given away 159,240 lbs of compost and 49,620 lbs of mulch in 2013.

Donate, don't dump!

In 2013, BIG!NYC diverted over 4,000,000 lbs of usable building materials from the landfill!

BIG!Gives Back

has given away $300,000 worth of materials benefiting NYC's community and environment.

Our diversion rate reduces climate change emission by 3,200 MTCOE which is like saving 360,000 gallons of gasoline.


has given away 5,345 pieces of retired lumber to build 2,226 garden beds in over 1,269 community and school gardens.

GREEN Friday Gowanus (& Astoria) - 50% Off Doors + 25% Off Everything at BIG!NYC

Black is so out this year... Go GREEN this Friday and save BIG with sales on items to make your holiday gifts this season!

Build It Green!NYC's reuse centers will have items on sale (50% off doors and 25% off everything at our reuse centers!) today, November 23rd from 10am to 6pm, along with our reuse savvy neighbors in Gowanus, Film Biz Recycling and LESEC's E-Waste Warehouse.

BIG!NYC in Gowanus will be hosting a special workshop this Green Friday from 3-5pm, lead by First World Trash. Join Jenelle as she teaches us how to make upcycled jars for plants, toothbrushes and more! This workshop is free - please bring your own jar or bottle, if you can! Additional materials will be provided by BIG!NYC and Recycle-A-Bicycle.

Instead of Black Friday, Go Green this Friday!