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Hundreds of Christmas trees get grinded down for NYC Mulchfest

News 12’s Shatki Denis was in Prospect Park where volunteers lined up hundreds of trees and pushed them through the mulching machine.

News 12 Staff

Jan 7, 2023, 6:34 PM

Updated 529 days ago

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With the holidays now behind us, many people are taking their Christmas trees to Mulchfest.
Mulchfest is an annual event organized by the Parks Department. With five chipping locations and 70 drop-off sites, they turn Christmas trees into mulch that can be used in parks throughout the city.
News 12’s Shatki Denis was in Prospect Park where volunteers lined up hundreds of trees and pushed them through the mulching machine.
The final day of Mulch Fest is tomorrow.


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