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Christmas Tree (credit: clipart.com)

New Yorkers Recycle Used Christmas Trees At Annual Mulchfest

There are mulchfests scheduled at 36 chipping sites and 47 drop off sites on Saturday and Sunday. The mulch will be spread around gardens and other green patches.

01/11/2014

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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.

12/20/2013

Noel Delgado (credit: CBS 2)

Man Named Noel Arrested After Climbing Christmas Tree In Conn. Park

Noel Delgado had two banners in the tree and used his perch to shout in Spanish about the holidays in the 16-acre park in downtown New Haven near Yale University.

12/19/2013

Christmas tree shopping in New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Head Out In Search Of The Perfect Christmas Tree

There are less than three weeks until Christmas and many families have started to head out in search of Christmas trees.

12/06/2013

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Holiday Celebrations Underway In Yonkers

Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand for the festivities, the couple watched as Emanuel Ringers and Yuletide Carolers put on live performances.

11/16/2013

Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 201. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rockefeller Center Prepares To Put Christmas Tree On Display

Preparations were under way this weekend for the decoration and lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

11/09/2013

John Vargoshe poses in front of his giant Norway spruce that is destined for Rockefeller Center. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Shelton Sending 80-Foot Norway Spruce To Rockefeller Center

The tree will travel 70 miles by tractor-trailer to Rockefeller Center where it will become the star of the annual holiday season display.

11/07/2013

John and Leslie Wyckoff and their winning tree. (credit: NJ Department of Agriculture)

NJ Blue Spruce Selected As White House Christmas Tree

The tree, which will stand in the Blue Room of the White House, won the honor after being named Tree of the Year by the National Christmas Tree Association on Aug. 10.

08/20/2013

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling Begins Wednesday In NYC

The holiday season is officially behind us now, and it’s time to recycle that Christmas tree.

01/01/2013

FILE - New York Department of Parks and Recreation workers load Christmas trees into a mulch machine in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Department Of Sanitation To Begin Christmas Tree Recycling Jan. 2

“The Department is very pleased to offer this special recycling service,” said Commissioner John Doherty. “Providing collection and recycling options for residents is environmentally valuable and benefits our neighborhoods. “

12/27/2012

As New Yorkers are finding out, live trees inside building lobbies are considered fire hazards and the FDNY will remove them, regardless of your Christmas spirit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FDNY Called A Bunch Of Grinches For Removing Live Xmas Trees From Lobbies

In a city of small spaces, an apartment building lobby is often an extension of people’s homes. And during the holidays that includes all those decorations. But did you know Christmas trees can be illegal?

12/19/2012

FILE - New York Department of Parks and Recreation workers load Christmas trees into a mulch machine in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Recycle Your Christmas Tree During NYC’s Annual MulchFest

Now that the holiday season is over, it’s time to take down the Christmas tree, but that doesn’t mean you have to throw it in the trash.

01/07/2012

Mayor Bloomberg participates in Mulchfest 2011 (Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Sanitation Department To Start Christmas Tree Recycling Jan. 3

Commissioner John Doherty reminds New Yorkers to remove tree stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments from the trees. Doherty also wants people to remember to not put their trees in plastic bags.

12/27/2011

Montclair, NJ house fire (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Christmas Tree Fire Razes N.J. Home

Fire officials say the family was inside when they heard the crackling fire even before their smoke alarm went off.

12/22/2011

(credit: Cynthia Curtis/The Perfect Christmas Tree Farm)

Phillipsburg Farm Sells ‘The Perfect Christmas Tree’

The Perfect Christmas Tree Farm in Phillipsburg sells 16 varieties of exotic trees, but that’s just part of the holiday experience.

12/08/2011

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