Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Two Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree In The Neighborhood

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Now that the holidays are over, its time to put the decorations away and to recycle your tree.
One way to do that is to bring it to the yearly Cobble Hill Neighborhood TreeCycle event held next Saturday, January 5th.  Here is the info:

MulchFest 2013
Cobble Hill Neighborhood
HOLIDAY TREE RECYCLING
In Cooperation with the Brooklyn Parks and Recreation Department
Saturday, January 5
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Cobble Hill Park: Clinton and Verandah Place

Drop off your Holiday trees at the location below.  Wreaths and garlands cannot be accepted.
Please remove lights and decorations. No artificial trees!  Cobble Hill Park: Clinton and Verandah Place.
Mulch bags will be available for those whiting to take mulch for their gardens or tree pits.
Trees will only be accepted during the scheduled times.  Wreaths and garlands cannot be accepted.
Sponsored by:
Cobble Hill Tree Fund , Cobble Hill Association, and Boy Scout Troops 213 & 815
www.CHTreefund.org

Another way to recycle your tree is to put it at the curb in front of your house.

The City of New York's Department of Sanitation will begin recycling Christmas trees starting tomorrow Wednesday, January, 2, 2013. The program will run through Saturday, January 12th.
Residents should remove all tree stands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments from trees before they are put out at curbside for removal. Trees must not be placed into plastic bags. Clean, non-bagged Christmas trees that are left on the curb between Wednesday, January 2nd and Saturday, January 12th will be collected, chipped, and made into compost
For more information on Christmas tree collection and recycling and/or Mulchfest 2013, visit www.nyc.gov/sanitation or www.nyc.gov/parks or call 311.

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