Compost Giveback Event: 10am-3pm SOLD OUT, 3-4pm “First Come, First Serve”

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Compost Giveback Event: 10am-3pm SOLD OUT, 3-4pm “First Come, First Serve”

Saturday, March 6, 2021, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

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One event on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 10:00 am

It’s time to get your garden started and we’re giving away FREE compost to celebrate!

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Staff will be present to assist and load 7.5 gallon bags of compost into your vehicle. The compost is made from residential food scraps collected locally and processed at QBG. Limit of 5 bags per registrant.This event takes place in QBG’s Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY.

Compost is for NYC residents only. Businesses and commercial vehicles will not be served. If you are interested in larger volumes of compost, please contact us at [email protected] or 718.539.5296.


FREE. Registration required HERE.

Please note you will not be given compost if you have not registered for this event. To minimize traffic, please register for one half hour session between 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm on Saturday, March 6 (SOLD OUT), Sunday, March 28 (SOLD OUT), & Friday, April 30 (SOLD OUT). Only one session registration is allowed per household; multiple-session registration will result in cancellation of one session.

If you are unable to attend after registering, please cancel your ticket in advance. Thank you!

***UPDATE: On Friday, April 30 we will also be hosting an open session from 3-4pm to distribute left over bags of compost! It will be an hour time period for individuals who were not able to register for a time slot and would still like to receive compost. Individuals do not need to register for this open session, but are only eligible if they did not already receive compost. On a first come first serve basis, until we run out!***


Saturday, March 6, 2021
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
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Queens Botanical Garden


Queens Botanical Garden
4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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