Recycle Your Tree After Christmas in Forsyth County, GA

bring one for the chipperIf you have a real Christmas tree, what will you be doing with it after the holidays?

The best thing to do is recycle your tree. Keep Forsyth County Beautiful offers a wonderful tree recycling program right here in Forsyth County, GA.

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Recycle Your Tree After Christmas

Forsyth County has recycled more than 85,000 Christmas trees since 1994

After the ornaments are removed from the Christmas tree, Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to continue their annual tradition of recycling thousands of trees during the “Bring One for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event from December 26 through January 24. Last year, Forsyth County recycled more than 5,500 trees.

Christmas trees can be dropped off at locations conveniently located throughout the county where a wood chipper will process the trees into mulch.

“More and more Forsyth County residents recycle their trees every year,” said Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright. “We are looking forward to another great turnout.”

On the designated dates and times, Christmas trees can be dropped off at the following locations:

·   Home Depot – 1000 Market Place Boulevard
Accepting trees only January 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please, no trees at this site after 4 p.m. on January 3

·   Home Depot – 2635 Peachtree Parkway
Accepting trees only January 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please, no trees at this site after 4 p.m. on January 3

·   Vickery Creek Elementary School – 6280 Post Road Accepting trees December 26 through January 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please, no trees at this site after 4 p.m. on January 3

·   Tolbert Street Recycling Convenience Center – 351 Tolbert Street 770.781.2176, open Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Accepting trees starting at 1 p.m. on December 26 through January 24

·   Old Atlanta Recycling Convenience Center – 3678 Old Atlanta Road 770.205.3010, open Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Accepting trees starting at 1 p.m. on December 26 through January 24

·   Coal Mountain Recycling Convenience Center – 3560 Settingdown Road 770.781.2071, open Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Accepting trees starting at 1 p.m. December 26 through January 24

Please note that all three recycling convenience centers will open at 1 p.m. Friday, December 26. The centers will be closed Wednesday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day and Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Wood chips made from the recycled trees will be available for county residents near the Forsyth County Roads and Bridges facility on County Way just off of GA 400. Interested residents are responsible for loading and hauling their own wood chips.

For more information visit www.keepforsythcountybeautiful.org or call KFCB at 770.205.4573.

 

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