“From coastal resiliency and sustainable green practices to the preservation of affordable housing, world-class public art, and vibrant, year-round programming in award-winning public spaces, Battery Park City leads the way in many of the measures that makes cities livable."

Raju Mann

President & CEO
  • 12/28
  • Community
  • Environment


It’s beginning to look a lot like tree recycling! Penned in on the northwest corner of Esplanade Plaza, a steady assemblage of Christmas trees now grows. It’s all part of the Battery Park City Authority’s annual, post-holiday, tree recycling tradition.

Each year BPCA collects Christmas trees left by its residents, which we then chip and use for composting, plant protection, and soil insulation and enrichment throughout Battery Park City Parks. With your help we’ve collected more than 8,000 trees over the past four years!

WATCH: Help BPC stay green this holiday season

Here’s how to participate: Simply place your unadorned tree curbside through Friday, January 22 for pickup – no stands, lights, ornaments, or tinsel, please – and we’ll take care of the rest.

Thank you for you helping keep Battery Park City beautiful!

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