Yonkers, New Rochelle Receive Joint Grant for Leaf Mulching

The City of  Yonkers and the City of New Rochelle were awarded a grant from the Urban Sustainability Directors Network and the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities to support a joint project to create a training, marketing, and policy campaign for on-site leaf mulching. This grant was matched by the Westchester Community Foundation, as well.
“The Westchester Community Foundation is pleased to partner with the cities of Yonkers and New Rochelle in support of ‘Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em.’,” said Catherine Marsh, Executive Director of the Foundation. “We commend Mayor Spano and Mayor Bramson for their leadership in jointly promoting this low-cost and innovative “green” program that reduces waste while saving homeowners and municipalities money.”
Read the article from the Journal News - "Yonkers, New Rochelle get $25K each to mulch leaves onsite" (.pdf)

Read the article from Newsday - "Yonkers, New Rochelle get grant to promote leaf mulching" (.pdf)

Read the article from the Yonkers Daily Voice - "Yonkers Gets Money For Leaf Mulching" (.pdf)

Read the New Rochelle press release (.pdf).