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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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Donate, don't dump!

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

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.

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.

The Perfect Gift

Show your love for reuse this holiday season and pick up your own Build It Green!NYC t-shirt or tote bag! New colors and sizes of the BIG!NYC t-shirt are available at both reuse centers. The new design is by Kayrock Screenprinting, our favorite local screenprinter!

And why not buy your loved one(s) a gift certificate to BIG!NYC? Just email your request to and receive your gift certificate within 24 hours.

Or maybe you'd like to end the year with a donation to your favorite non-profit reuse center? Click here to donate to Build It Green!NYC and help us rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.