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.
Compost for Brooklyn – Summer Compost Open Hours:
•Every Thursday from 1-3:30 pm through the end of June
•The 2nd and 4th Saturday from 11-1 pm of every month through the end of September:
- July 12 & 26
- Aug. 9 & 23
- Sept. 13 & 27
We accept residential food scraps such as potato peels, apple cores, coffee grinds, tea leaves, etc.
We do not accept dairy, meat, bones, woody material, lawn clippings, coconut shells, or “compostable” dinnerware).
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!
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.