DSNY Compost Giveback Event: Luyster Creek - Wednesday Series

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DSNY Compost Giveback Event: Luyster Creek - Wednesday Series

Every Wednesday in June Queens residents can get up to 10 (40lb) bags of compost at Luyster Creek.

By NYC Department of Sanitation

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, June 14 · 3 - 7pm EDT


Luyster Creek 3602 19th Ave Astoria, NY 11105

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket


Thanks for your interest in picking up bagged compost at our Spring 2023 Giveback Event series at Luyster Creek. We’re glad you’re taking advantage of this valuable resource.

Queens residents who register are eligible to take up to ten 40-pound bags of free, high-quality Big Apple Compost made from your food scraps and yard waste.

On the day of the event:

  • Bring your ID
  • You must have confirmation of your registration with you, printed or digital Eventbrite Ticket.
  • Do not arrive before the listed pick up start time.
  • When you arrive, DSNY staff will check your Eventbrite ticket and direct you towards the compost loading area.
  • Be prepared to physically lift and place individual bags of compost into your own vehicle.

Do not register for more than one date.  We will will remove duplicate registrations. 

About the organizer

The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) keeps New York City clean, safe, and healthy by collecting, recycling, and disposing of waste, cleaning streets, attacking the scourge of illegal dumping, and clearing snow and ice.