Upcoming recycling and composting events
The post-holiday season can result in a lot of waste. Groups around New York City are offering a host of upcoming recycling and composting events to ensure that not everything simply ends up in a landfill.
- Parks all over the five boroughs will be participating in MulchFest this weekend, allowing you to bring your Christmas tree to a designated location to be chipped into mulch. You can also take away free mulch being offered by the city. 10am-2pm, Saturday and Sunday. The Department of Sanitation will also be offering curbside pickup of trees until January 15th.
- The Lower East Side Ecology Center (LESEC) is offering several E-waste recycling points in Manhattan and Brooklyn, this weekend and next, where you can dispose of unwanted or broken electronic devices.
- LESEC and the NYC Compost Project are hosting a number of worm composting workshops, for adults and for kids. Registration in required and there is a fee of $5 per person.