Recycle Your Christmas Tree 2015 in Cumming, GA

bring one for the chipper christmas tree recycling cumming, gaIf 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 and pick up a new seedling and plant a new tree. Keep Forsyth County Beautiful offers a wonderful recycling program right here in Forsyth County, GA.

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to continue their annual tradition of recycling thousands of Christmas trees during the “Bring One for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event through January 30.

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

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

Bring One For the Chipper! 2016 Christmas Tree Recycling Times and Locations

Free Dogwood Seedlings and Ferry-Morse Seeds will be available at all sites on Saturday, January 2nd while supplies last.

• Home Depot – 1000 Market Place Boulevard

   Accepting trees only January 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

   Please, no trees at this site after 4 p.m. on January 2

• Home Depot – 2635 Peachtree Parkway

   Accepting trees only January 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

   Please, no trees at this site after 4 p.m. on January 2

• Vickery Creek Elementary School – 6280 Post Road

   Accepting trees December 26 through January 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

   Please, no trees at this site after 4 p.m. on January 2

• 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 30

• 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 30

• Coal Mountain Recycling 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 30

Please note that all three recycling convenience centers will be closed Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day and Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Wood chips made from the recycled trees will be available for county residents inside of Coal Mountain Park at 3560 Settingdown Rd. Residents are responsible for loading and hauling their own wood chips.

For more information, call Keep Forsyth County Beautiful at 770.205.4573.

“Bring One for the Chipper” started in Georgia in 1991. Forsyth County residents have been participating since 1994 and have recycled more than 98,000 trees during that time.

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