Park Circle Mulchfest 2009
It's tree recycling season in New York City. Residents can have their trees recycled into mulch for the City's parks and gardens:
- Remove all lights, ornaments, tinsel and tree-stands from your tree.
- Leave your tree unwrapped. Don't put it in a plastic bag.
- Leave trees curbside from Monday, January 4, through Friday, January 15, for recycling pickup, OR
- Bring your tree 10am-2pm Saturday, January 9th or Sunday, January 10th to one of over 80 locations citywide.
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In addition, Brooklyn residents are invited to drop off their Christmas trees at Green-Wood Cemetery for mulching, daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Master composters from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be on hand to discuss the benefits of using wood-chip mulch. Free wood chips will be available in exchange for those who bring their trees. Sponsored by the Green-Wood Cemetery and Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Green-Wood Cemetery, Fifth Avenue, at 25th Street, Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn, (718) 768-7300; free.
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