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Christmas tree recycling through January 8

Christmas tree recycling through January 8

Lethbridge residents can take advantage of the annual curbside Christmas Tree Collection scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14. It goes without saying but please ensure all decorations, ornaments, stands and pots have been removed from your tree as they don't make good compost.

Fort Hood Family Housing will pick up real Christmas trees on regularly scheduled trash pickup days between January 9 and 13. You can also bring trees to the Madison's " Streets Division any time of the year.

Leether says artificial trees can be picked up during regular trash collection.

Residents are being urged to recycle their Christmas trees as the festive season comes to an end for another year. He added anyone who misses the home collection can take their tree to the public drop-off at no charge.

Dalvin Cook gashes MI for beastly 71-yard run
The 5-foot-11, 215-pound Cook is Florida State's all-time leading rusher, with 4,464 yards and 46 touchdowns in three seasons. It comes less than 24 hours after his team's 33-32 victory over MI in the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium.

To participate, place your Christmas tree at your regular garbage collection location (front or alley), but away from your waste collection cart, before January 14.

Following these guidelines is necessary to maintain a manageable recycling program.

On the eastern side of the parish, the old Levee Board building at 61134 Military Road, Slidell, is the designated drop-off location.

The Parks department will broadcast the kickoff event for MulchFest live on the Periscope app at http://periscope.tv/nycparks, which will feature a tree mulching demonstration.


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