The Department of Sanitation will collect trees and turn them into compost starting Monday. The program will run through Friday, Jan. 16.
On Christmas Day, neighbors helped with the cleanup and spoke on behalf of the family about what caused the Christmas Eve fire.
Many call the holidays the most wonderful time of the year, but for others the season is filled with things that trigger allergy attacks.
A holiday tradition continued on Wednesday night, in Midtown with the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
Expect to pay more this season for a freshly-cut Christmas tree.
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.
Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.
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.
There are less than three weeks until Christmas and many families have started to head out in search of Christmas trees.
Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand for the festivities, the couple watched as Emanuel Ringers and Yuletide Carolers put on live performances.
Preparations were under way this weekend for the decoration and lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
The tree will travel 70 miles by tractor-trailer to Rockefeller Center where it will become the star of the annual holiday season display.
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.
The holiday season is officially behind us now, and it’s time to recycle that Christmas tree.
“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. “