NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mulchfest kicked off in New York City on Wednesday.
Christmas trees can be taken to local parks to be chipped and recycled.READ MORE: Suffolk Police: Man Killed In Hit-And-Run On Long Island Expressway In Brentwood
There will be 33 chipping sites across the five boroughs, including parks and GreenThumb gardens.
“Rather than put your tree on the curb, you can bring it to a local park so it can be recycled, chipped up, and then go back into parks, streets trees or your backyard,” said NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver.READ MORE: NYPD: Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death, E-Bike Stolen Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park
The mulch will be used to nourish trees and plants in every corner of the city.
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