Join the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation
, and GreeNYC
to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. These wood chips are used to nourish trees and plants on streets and gardens citywide. Or, take home your very own bag of mulch to use in your backyard or to make a winter bed for a street tree. More than 30,000 trees were recycled last year. Help us top this number!How to 'Chip In.'
You can bring your tree to a chipping location
on January 10 and 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We’ll chip your tree, and give you your very own bag of mulch!Drop-Off Locations
Or you can bring your tree to a drop-off site
from Saturday, January 3 through Sunday, January 11. Leave your tree with us, and we’ll recycle it for you later! The NYC Department of Sanitation will also be conducting special curbside collections
for mulching and recycling of Christmas trees from Monday, January 5, 2015 through Friday, January 16, 2015.What to Bring
Please remember to remove all lights, ornaments, and netting before bringing the tree to a MulchFest site. Bags will be provided if you wish to take some free mulch home.
Find a MulchFest
location near you!