Time to Recycle your Christmas Tree


If you purchased a beautiful. lush living Christmas tree this year and are planning to take it down in the new year, you probably want to recycle it back to the earth from whence it came.

Houston's Solid Waste Management Department (swmd) will offer free Christmas tree recycling services through Jan. 31, 2021. .Houston residents can drop off their trees at one of 24 collections sites.

They can also recycle their trees by leaving them at the curb on their neighborhood’s specified tree waste collection day.

Only natural trees will be accepted

Remove all ornaments, decorations, tinsel, lights and stands.

Trees sprayed with flocking (artificial snow) will not be accepted.

If you don't live in Houston, just go to your city's web page for Tree Recycling Information.

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Recycling a Christmas Tree

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