Published: Wed, December 27, 2017
Worldwide | By Sean Reid

What to do with your leftover Christmas Tree

What to do with your leftover Christmas Tree

You can recycle your live Christmas tree at two local parks this year. Specifically, residents with alley collection are instructed to place their Christmas trees in the alley, where they normally set out trash and recycling.

Trying to figure out what to do with leftover Christmas Trees?

Program coordinator Tara Pike-Nordstrom at UNLV says trees are reduced to mulch for landscaping and dust control.

Free recycling for live Christmas trees starting Tuesday through January 14 at the Adams County Regional Park located at 9755 Henderson Rd.in Brighton.

In Douglas County you can drop your trees off at Bayou Gulch, Challenger Regional Park, Fairgrounds Regional Park, and Highland Heritage Regional Park.

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Residents of the City of Richmond can recycle their trees through their eighth annual "Bring One for the Chipper" Christmas tree recycling event.

Trees and other holiday rubbish left curbside outside of regular pickup days is not only un-merry, it's also a violation of city ordinance. All trees must be free of any decorations, plastic or hardware.

Christmas trees are recycled into wood chips at a city compost site. The convenience Centers will accept Christmas trees during this time also, however, there is a $5.00 charge per tree.

Before putting the tree on the curb, be sure to strip it of all lights, tinsel, wire, ornaments and whatever non-tree material might be hanging from it.

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