After a merry Christmas, it’s time to start thinking about what to do with your tree. What should you do? You should Treecycle it at MulchFest!
On Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13, NYC Parks Sanitation and GreenNYC will host the annual MulchFest from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at locations citywide. Continue reading
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Christmas-tree MulchFest 2011, the weekend-long event that gives NYC a way to turn their Christmas trees into mulch for the parks, will take place on January 8th and 9th, and tree drop-off is kicking off this week. Bring your old holiday tree (after removing lights and ornaments) to the drop-off location anytime up to the weekend-long mulching event and have it recycled to wood chips that will be used for public spaces (or offered for you to bring home). Continue reading
By Lori Bongiorno
Wondering what to do with your stash of old batteries or the cans of unneeded paint taking up space in your garage? You know you shouldn’t throw them out, but it really is time to get rid of them.
Resist the temptation to toss them in the trash anyway. The reason: They (and everything on the list below) contain toxic chemicals capable of contaminating the environment if not disposed of properly. Continue reading
There are now more recycling options than ever for conscious consumers looking to responsibly dispose of unwanted stuff. Many of us have access to curbside recycling for the basics and several retailers offer convenient take-back programs.
Still, it can be hard to figure out what to do with often overlooked things like plastic hotel key cards, wine corks, and CDs. Luckily, a simple trip to the post office can accomplish a lot. Continue reading