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Claytor Lake wants your Christmas tree

By combining forces with the Charlottesville Curb Side Pick-Up Program, the joint programs collected over 4200 trees previous year, yielding approximately 201 cubic yards of mulch.

Christmas trees will be accepted until January 31.

The City of Grand Island Utility Line Division will be recycling Christmas trees starting Wednesday and continue through Monday, Jan. 8.

Trying to figure out what to do with leftover Christmas Trees?

Of course, some Americans prefer a product that they can reuse, turning to artificial trees, primarily manufactured in China for the US market, according to data from the US Commerce Department.

Most US Christmas tree farms are situated in the foothill elevations of OR and North Carolina, and over half of those grown in the two states come from just six counties - two in North Carolina and four in Oregon.

Dried-out trees are a fire danger and should not be left in the house or garage.

"Real Christmas trees are biodegradable and we are able to recycle them into mulch or compost", said Environmental Management Director Joe Suleyman. The convenience Centers will accept Christmas trees during this time also, however, there is a $5.00 charge per tree. You can drop off your trees at Del Mar Park, Olympic Park or Saddle Rock Golf Course.

In Brunswick County, residents can drop their trees at the landfill or at a convenience center.

Township residents should remove all lights and decoration before bringing trees to Township Park.

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