NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As New Yorkers start counting down to 2021, many are ready to say goodbye to their Christmas trees.Queens High School Secures $20 Million To Overhaul Neglected Athletic Field
There are 67 sites spread across the five boroughs where people can drop off their trees to be chipped and recycled into mulch.
According to NYC Parks, the mulch is used to nourish trees and plants around the city.Fire Destroys Carteret, New Jersey Apartment Complex; Dozens Displaced
There are also 33 chipping sites where people can take home a bag of the mulch made from their tree.
The chipping sites are open on Jan. 2 and Jan. 9, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The entire program ends on Saturday, Jan. 9.
The city sanitation department also announced its curbside Christmas tree collection starts on Monday, Jan. 4 and ends on Jan. 15.MORE NEWS: Seaside Heights Holds Job Fair For Boardwalk Businesses Facing Summer Labor Shortage
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