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What Happens to NYC Compost in Brooklyn?
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The Brooklyn organizations listed below have received compost created by the DSNY Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling.

Only city agencies and nonprofits are eligible to receive NYC Compost. Go to What Happens to NYC Compost for organizations in other boroughs who have received NYC Compost. (Find out more about NYC organizations working to create more green spaces.)

Organizations & City Agencies

Community Gardens & other Nonprofit Institutions
NYC Housing Authority
NYC Parks
NYC Schools (K-12)
Dept. of Transportation

Community Gardens & other Nonprofit Institutions

Amboy Neighborhood Garden
photo: Amboy Neighborhood Garden photo: Amboy Neighborhood Garden
Organization: Active Citizen Project
NYC Compost Received: 8 cubic yards since September 2009
Location: Blake Avenue between Herzel Street and Amboy Street, 11212 view NYCityMap

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Eldert Street Garden
photo: Eldert Street Garden photo: Eldert Street Garden
Organization: Eldert Street Garden Association
NYC Compost Received: 90 cubic yards since April 2010
Location: 345 Eldert Street, 11237 view NYCityMap

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Flatbush CommUNITY Garden
photo: Flatbush CommUnity Garden photo: Flatbush CommUnity Garden
Organization: Flatbush CommUNITY Garden leaving NYCWasteLess / Sustainable Flatbush leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 44 cubic yards since May 2011
Location: 159 Marlborough Road, 11226 view NYCityMap

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Hands and Heart Garden
photo: Hands and Heart Garden photo: Hands and Heart Garden
Organization: Hands and Heart Garden / East New York Farms! leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 150 cubic yards since June 2009
Location: 613 New Lots Avenue, 11207 view NYCityMap

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Imani Gardens
photo: Imani Gardens photo: Imani Gardens
Organization: Green Phoenix Permaculture
NYC Compost Received: 2 cubic yards since November 2011
NYC Mulch Received: 2 cubic yards since November 2011
Location: 1678-1680 Pacific Street, 11213 view NYCityMap

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Linda Tool & Die Corporation's Green Roof
photo: Linda Tool & Die Corporation's Green Roof photo: Linda Tool & Die Corporation's Green Roof
Organization: Gaia Institute leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 40 cubic yards since April 2009
Location: 163 Dwight Street, 11231 view NYCityMap

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Kingsborough Community College
photo: Kingsborough Community College photo: Kingsborough Community College
Organization: Active Citizen Project leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 58 cubic yards since July 2011
Location: 2001 Oriental Boulevard, 11235 view NYCityMap

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Red Hook Community Farm
photo: Red Hook Community Farm photo: Red Hook Community Farm
Organization: Red Hook Community Farm / Added Value leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 212 cubic yards since April 2008
Location: 590 Columbia Street, 11231 view NYCityMap

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Slow Food Urban Harvest Garden
photo: Slow Food Urban Harvest Garden photo: Slow Food Urban Harvest Garden
Organization: Slow Food NYC leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 3 cubic yards since October 2011
NYC Mulch Received: 2 cubic yards since October 2011
Location: Corner of Sutter Avenue and Rockaway Avenue, 11212 view NYCityMap

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United Community Centers
photo: United Community Centers photo: United Community Centers
Organization: United Community Centers leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 190 cubic yards since March 2008
Location: 613 New Lots Avenue, 11207 view NYCityMap

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Weeksville Heritage Center
photo: Weeksville Heritage Center photo: Weeksville Heritage Center
Organization: Weeksville Heritage Center leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 25 cubic yards since July 2008
Location: 1698 Bergen Street, 11213 view NYCityMap

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Wyckoff Farm House Museum
photo: Wyckoff Farm House Museum photo: Wyckoff Farm House Museum
Organization: Wyckoff Farm House Museum leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 4 cubic yards since February 2012
Location: 5816 Clarendon Road, 11203 view NYCityMap

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NYC Housing Authority

Whitman Gardens / Walt Whitman Houses
photo: Whitman Gardens / Walt Whitman Houses photo: Whitman Gardens / Walt Whitman Houses
Organization: New York City Housing Authority leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 8 cubic yards since October 2011
Location: 327 Myrtle Avenue, 11205 view NYCityMap

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NYC Parks

490 Greene Garden
photo: 490 Greene Garden photo: 490 Greene Garden
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: TBD cubic yards since October 2009
Location: 490 Greene Avenue, 11216 view NYCityMap

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Cabrini Green
photo: Cabrini Green
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 10 cubic yards since July 2009
Location: President Street at Van Brunt Street, 11231 view NYCityMap

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Coffey Park
photo: Coffey Park photo: Coffey Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 50 cubic yards since August 2009
Location: Between King Street, Richards Street, Verona Street, Dwight Street, and Pioneer Street, 11231 view NYCityMap

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Columbus Park
photo: Columbus Park photo: Columbus Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 20 cubic yards since November 2008
Location: Between Joralemon Street, Fulton Street, Johnson Street, and Adams Street, 11201 view NYCityMap

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Commodore John Barry Park & Playground
photo: Commodore John Barry Park & Playground photo: Commodore John Barry Park & Playground
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 20 cubic yards since August 2009
Location: Between Park Avenue, Navy Street, Flushing Avenue, & North Elliot Place, Brooklyn view NYCityMap

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Dyker Beach Park
photo: Dyker Beach Park photo: Dyker Beach Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 90 cubic yards since August 2009
Location: Between Shore Parkway, 86th Street, 7th Avenue and 14th Avenue, 11209 view NYCityMap

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Leon S. Kaiser Park
photo: Leon S. Kaiser Park photo: Leon S. Kaiser Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: TBD cubic yards since TBD
Location: Between Neptune Avenue and Bayview Avenue, and West 24th Street to West 32nd Street, 11224 view NYCityMap

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United Orient Garden
photo: Unitied Orient Garden photo: Unitied Orient Garden
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 10 cubic yards since July 2009
Location: 369-371 Barbey Street & 326-328 Jerome Street, 11207 view NYCityMap

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Prospect Park
photo: Prospect Park photo: Prospect Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 540 cubic yards since April 2010
Location: Between Prospect Park West, Flatbush Avenue, Parkside Avenue, and Ocean Avenue, 11217 view NYCityMap

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Red Hook Park
photo: Red Hook Park photo: Red Hook Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 46.5 cubic yards since August 2009
Location: Between Otsego Street, Bay Street, Hicks Street, Lorraine Street, Court Street, and Halleck Street, 11231 view NYCityMap

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Red Hook Park, Sol Goldman Recreation Center & Pool
photo: Red Hook Park, Sol Goldman Recreation Center & Pool photo: Red Hook Park, Sol Goldman Recreation Center & Pool
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 46.5 cubic yards since August 2009
Location: Between Otsego Street, Bay Street, Hicks Street, Lorraine Street, Court Street, and Halleck Street, 11231 view NYCityMap

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Shore Road Park
photo: Shore Road Park photo: Shore Road Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 90 cubic yards since August 2009
Location: Owls Head Park to Fort Hamilton Parkway and Narrows Avenue, 11220 view NYCityMap

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St. Marks Garden
photo: St. Marks Garden photo: St. Marks Garden
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: TBD cubic yards since October 2009
Location: Ralph Avenue at St. Marks Avenue, 11233 view NYCityMap

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Sunset Park
photo: Sunset Park photo: Sunset Park
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 15 cubic yards since September 2009
Location: 41st Street to 44th Street, between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue, 11232 view NYCityMap

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T&T Vernon Block Association Garden
photo: TNT garden photo: T&T Vernon Block Association Garden 
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 10 cubic yards since July 2009
Location: Vernon Avenue between Throop Avenue and Tompkins Avenue, 11206 view NYCityMap

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Warwick Street Greenery Glow Garden
photo: Warwick Street Greenery Glow Garden photo: Warwick Street Greenery Glow Garden 
Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 10 cubic yards since July 2009
Location: 601 Warwick Street, 11207 view NYCityMap

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NYC Schools (K-12)

Clara Barton School
photo: Clara Barton School photo: Clara Barton School
Organization: Clara Barton School leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 3 cubic yards since October 2007
Location: 901 Classon Avenue, 11225 view NYCityMap

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Franklin K. Lane High School
photo: Franklin K. Lane High School photo: Franklin K. Lane High School
Organization: Active Citizen Project leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 75 cubic yards since April 2010
Location: 999 Jamaica Avenue, 11208 view NYCityMap

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Dept. of Transportation

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative & Horticultural Society of NY
photo: Brooklyn Greenway Initiative photo: Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
Organization: Department of Transportation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 600 cubic yards since October 2008
Location: Williamsburg Street West between Kent Avenue and Flushing Avenue, 11211 view NYCityMap

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BQE Arterial Roadway Repair and Maintenence
photo: BQE Arterial Roadway Repair and Maintenence photo: BQE Arterial Roadway Repair and Maintenence
Organization: Department of Transportation leaving NYCWasteLess
NYC Compost Received: 21 cubic yards since March 2010
Location: Williamsburg Street West between Bedford Avenue and Flushing Avenue, Classon Avenue between Flushing Avenue and Wallabout Street, Williamsburg Street East between Kent Avenue and Bedford Avenue, 11211 view NYCityMap

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