It's tree recycling season in New York City. Residents can have their trees recycled into mulch for the City's parks and gardens. Note that, although recycling pickup is still suspended after the post-Christmas blizzard, you can leave trees curbside for recycling pickup.
- 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 starting Monday, January 3 for recycling pickup, OR
- Bring your tree 10am-2pm Saturday, January 8th or Sunday, January 9th to one of 70 locations citywide.
Brooklyn LocationsThis year's Mulchfest locations for Brooklyn are almost the same as last year's. Those marked with an asterisk (*) are on-site chipping locations.
|The Amazing Garden*||Columbia Street at Carroll Street||Chipping|
|Cobble Hill Park*||Verandah Place & Clinton Street||Chipping|
|Coffey Park||Dwight Street & Verona Street||Drop-off only|
|Fort Greene Park*||Washington Pk. & Willoughby Avenue||Chipping|
|Green-Wood Cemetery||25th Street & 4th Avenue||Drop-off only|
|Hattie Carthan Garden*||Across from Von King Park: Lafayette Avenue & Clifton Place||Chipping|
|Lincoln Terrace Park||Buffalo Avenue between East New York Avenue & Eastern Parkway||Drop-off only|
|Maria Hernandez Park||Knickerbocker Avenue & Suydam Street||Drop-off only|
|Marine Park*||Avenue U & East 33rd Street||Chipping|
|McCarren Park*||Driggs Avenue & Lorimer Street||Chipping|
|McGolrick Park||Monitor Street & Driggs Avenue||Drop-off only|
|Owl's Head Park*||Colonial Road & 68th Street||Chipping|
|Prospect Heights Community Garden||252-256 St. Marks Avenue||Drop-off only|
|Prospect Park*||Third Street at Prospect Park West||Chipping|
|Prospect Park Circle*||Parkside Avenue & Prospect Park Southwest||Chipping|
|Sunset Park||44th Street & 6th Avenue||Drop-off only|
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Related ContentMulchfest posts:
LinksMulchfest, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Partnerships for Parks
Prospect Park Alliance