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NYC Christmas Tree Collection 2019

Christmas tree collection begins Wednesday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Beginning Wednesday, the city Department of Sanitation will conduct special curbside collections for mulching and recycling Christmas trees. Residents should remove all lights, ornaments, tinsel, stands and plastic bags from the trees, which will be chipped, mixed with leaves and recycled into rich compost for the city’s parks, institutions and community gardens.