About Us

Compost for Brooklyn (C4B) is a community composting project based in Kensington, Brooklyn, New York. We are committed to ecological restoration, composting, and education in our local neighborhood and beyond.

Winter 2016 Open Hours

..pending weather and volunteer availability.

Open! Alternating Saturdays 11-1 pm: Jan 9, Jan 23, Feb 6, Feb 20, Mar 5, Mar 19

Open! Alternating Sundays 2-4 pm: Jan 3, Jan 17, Jan 31, Feb 14, Feb 28, Mar 13, Mar 27

Closed! Every other Thursday 1:00-3:30 pm: Please note that we will reopen our Thursday hours in the spring!

We run on volunteers—-support us with your time or donations!

Bring by your residential food scraps such as potato peels, apple cores, coffee grinds, & tea leaves.

No dairy, meat, bones, woody material, lawn clippings, coconut shells, or “compostable” dinnerware.

We run on volunteers—-support us with your time or donations!

Bring by your residential food scraps such as potato peels, apple cores, coffee grinds, & tea leaves.

We do not accept dairy, meat, bones, woody material, lawn clippings, coconut shells, or “compostable” dinnerware).

Volunteer with us! Check out our upcoming  volunteer opportunities and events calendar through Volunteer Spot. You will need to enter your email to view the calendar, but the system will not share your email address with third parties.

Ecological Restoration

We are dedicated to growing healthier urban communities from the soil on up. Come see how we have used our compost to transform a once vacant lot into a thriving refuge for plants, pollinators, and community members!

Composting

Compost for Brooklyn empowers city residents to reduce waste through our free community composting program at our garden in Kensington, Brooklyn.  

Please join our mailing list to receive updates about schedule changes and cancellations.

Compost for Brooklyn is entirely run by volunteers. Please contact us at volunteer [at] compostforbrooklyn [dot] org if you’re interested in volunteering to host open hours.

Compost for Brooklyn is fiscally sponsored by the Open Space Institute as part of its Citizen Action Program.