Christmas Tree Recycling Program Accepting Trees

Christmas in the 18th Century

Otherwise, Valley residents can drop their trees off across from Lampe Park on Waterloo Lane through January 29.

You can also drop your freshly stripped tree off at the City Landfill. “This will help keep the needles and sap from getting on the floor.”.

"Real Christmas trees and wreaths are biodegradable and we can recycle them into mulch and compost after the holidays are over", Environmental Management Director Joe Suleyman said in a county press release.

“Dried Christmas trees can be a real fire hazard, especially if, as some people have done, the tree is set on fire as a means of disposing of it, ” Stafford said. Trees will be mulched and the mulch will be used at Hays County Parks.

Mulching the tree and using it in landscaping beds. If you used an artificial tree this year you'll either need to pack it away for next year or, if it's outlived its prime, throw it away like any other Christmas trash. These trees will be composted. The Town reminds residents that there will not be curbside pickup of trees.

Residents are asked to please do not forget to remove all lights, wire, tinsel, decorations, and stands from the trees.

Cutting the tree into 4-foot or shorter sections.

A flocked tree cant be recycled and shouldnt be turned into mulch.

For more information about Christmas tree recycling visit www.springpreserves.org where you can type in your address to find the closest drop-off location. Instead, cut it into pieces for disposal.

26, the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will accept natural Christmas trees at more than two dozen drop-off locations across the state for its annual Christmas for the Fishes program.

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