MulchFest

The Ultimate Christmas Tree Dump on East Houston

Posted January 8, 2016 at 5:15 am

​Where some see a subway access median along East Houston, others see a perfect dumping ground for Christmas trees. Yes, ’tis the season, after all. Check out this enormous pile of dead, discarded evergreens in the middle of the roadway. This doesn’t seem like an arbitrary act. Prank or pre-MulchFest collection? And remember, it’s never too […]

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MulchFest is Back, So Start Hauling Out Those Christmas Trees

Posted January 5, 2015 at 10:02 am

Nothing is a bigger pain in the ass than figuring out how to get rid of your deader-than-dead Fraser Fir after the holidays. But as a result of last year’s MulchFest success, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, the NYC Department of Sanitation, and GreeNYC are giving New Yorkers an easy out again this year for disposing of their Christmas trees – […]

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Trashing Christmas Trees; MulchFest Next Weekend

Posted January 2, 2012 at 7:42 am

Herewith, some choice photos of the obligatory post-holidays Christmas tree dumping. As always, it never ceases to entertain. Meanwhile, official collection and recycling of tree refuse from streets and sidewalks citywide begins this week.  The Department of Sanitation has the following on their website: DSNY asks residents to remove all tree stands, tinsel, lights, and […]

Season of Discarded Trees

Posted January 4, 2010 at 6:09 am

The season of discarded Christmas trees blocking city streets and sidewalks is now in full effect, so watch your step! If you are looking to trash your tree, though, please consider “tree-cycling” at the MulchFest this weekend, between 10 am and 2 pm. Participating parks in the neighborhood include Corlears Hook Park, Tompkins Square Park, […]