TREECYCLE! Bring your holiday tree to Travers Park in Jackson Heights on Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city! 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
For more information and additional locations throughout the city visit www.nycgovparks.org/highlights/festivals/mulchfest.