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City of Prattville offering Christmas tree recycling

City of Prattville offering Christmas tree recycling

From now until Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, Great Falls residents can recycle their live Christmas trees at one of four locations, instead of sending them off to the trash.

Once collected, your Christmas tree will be chipped to bits and transported to Modesto's Blossom Valley Organics to be turned into mulch. Finally, those with Friday garbage collection will have their trees collected on the fourth week of the month.

It is prohibited in the city for residents to burn their trees on their property without following city ordinance.

Those in the French Quarter and the Downtown Development District, which are served by Empire Services, should place their trees curbside before 4 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11.

Lights, stands, and decorations must be removed from the tree and this program is not available to businesses, multi-family residences, and apartments.

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Petaluma residents can have their trees picked up on their regular collection day the weeks of December 26 through January 6. The mulch produced from the trees is then used for a variety of landscaping projects around the city. No artificial trees are being accepted.

No sticker required. Trees should be left at regular collection site by 7:00 a.m.

Healdsburg residents can have their trees picked up on their regular collection day the weeks of December 26 through January 6. They should be dropped near the posted "Christmas Tree" signs at each location. Many people still want Christmas greens after that point for a gift wreath, so any trees left standing get cut up for that goal.

Galesburg residents may also place their Christmas trees at the curb for collection; however, these trees will be landfilled and not composted. After they're collected, they'll be ground into mulch.

"The wrapping paper can be recycled".