MulchFest

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

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)

New Yorkers Bring Christmas Trees To Recycle At MulchFest

New York City residents were set to recycle thousands of old Christmas trees this weekend, during the 17th annual MulchFest at sites in all five boroughs.

01/12/2013

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

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