Martinsville to collect Christmas trees through January 11

Casey Dawson
December 30, 2017

The trees will be mulched.

Mount Pleasant residents can drop their Christmas trees by their curb for collection from January 2-5 and January 8-12, 2018, according to a city press release.

For more information contact the parish Department of Environmental Affairs at (504) 731-4612 or email

He said the program started more then 30 years ago and is stronger then ever, with a record number of trees collected last year.

Residents may also recycle their tree free of charge at Pierce County's transfer stations. And just for fun, they shoved 75 leftover, unsold Christmas trees into a commercial grade wood chipper to show what happens to your tree after Recology takes it away, as seen in the video below. Wreaths will not be collected, the city states, as it can not be passed through the wood chipper.

Separate trucks will pickup Christmas trees.

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The council said: "These sites are for real Christmas trees only".

For years, Delaware State Parks would accept Christmas trees.

Encinitas: Place Christmas tree in green waste cart on collection days through January 6; must be cut into 4-foot sections. Placing the tree in a garden or backyard can provide winter shelter for birds and other wildlife.

At the Tullahoma Public Works Department on Thursday, driver Jamie Moore uses a knuckle boom truck to deposit a discarded Christmas tree on a brush pile to be mulched. Remove all decorations, including tinsel, lights, ornaments and tree stands. No artificial trees are being accepted. Flocked trees can't be recycled and must be disposed as garbage.

Snyder Drug parking lot - 2500 6th Ave. N.

The nice list - or recyclables - includes: gift boxes, tissue paper, shoe boxes, Christmas trees, holiday cards and envelops, gift bags (paper only), and wrapping paper (non-metallic).

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