Use this form to request small quantities of NYC compost or mulch to improve the soil in NYC street tree beds.
Persons requesting DSNY compost or mulch must be able to pick up and physically load the material from one of the DSNY compost and mulch distribution locations. Details regarding these locations will be supplied after the form has been submitted.
Each bag of compost weighs approximately 40 pounds and each bag of mulch weighs approximately 30 pounds.
All trees receiving compost or mulch must agree to display the official NYC Compost or Mulch tree bed sign (which will be distributed with the compost or mulch).
Requests for DSNY compost or mulch for trees located on private property will be rejected.
City agencies and nonprofits interested in picking up large quantities of compost or mulch should visit What Happens to NYC Compost.
soil health & compost
how to use mulch
NOTE: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. You must provide photos of the tree bed(s) along with the form.