The Roosevelt Island Haki Compost Collective reports:
Curious to see where all your food scraps go? Join Haki Compost Collective for a tour of the Queensbridge Compost Processing Site, the world-class facility where @BigReuse turns your eggshells and coffee grounds into finished compost, and the community compost site that @NYCParks is still hellbent on evicting this June. Follow your banana peel’s journey back to the earth and learn more about why this site is worth saving.
Field Trip: Queensbridge Compost Processing Site
Date: Sun, May 16
Time: 10:30am – Meet at Motorgate Garage |
11am – Tour begins at the site Location:
The processing site is located under the Queensboro Bridge at Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza S (entrance on Queens Plaza S across the street from the Ravel Hotel)
The tour is free and open to the public. All ages welcome. To walk as a group from Roosevelt Island, meet at Motorgate Garage at 10:30am, or meet us at the processing site at 11am. No reservations necessary. DM us or email [email protected] with any questions you may have.
Note on Accessibility: The majority of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Only some activities (like stomping around on a compost pile) may not be practical for all. The tour will be conducted in English. For more information, please email [email protected].
… 23,000+ pounds of food scraps diverted from landfill and transformed into
compost for island projects (150,000+ since 2015)…
from the Roosevelt Island Food Scrap drop off site.
You can bring your food scraps
to the Haki Compost Collective every Saturday from 9AM – 2PM next to the Farmers market in front of the Rivercross Building (531 Main Street)
which will be picked up by a Big Reuse truck
and delivered to the Big Reuse Queensbridge Compost Processing site.