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December 28
Happy Trails Christmas Tree Recycling Program Runs Through Jan. 24

Don't know what to do with your Christmas tree now that the holidays are over? Wake County can help!

Wake County residents are encouraged to recycle their undecorated Christmas trees through the Happy Trails Christmas Tree Recycling Program. Recycled trees will be chipped and turned into mulch that will help enhance the trails at county parks. Trees will be collected at designated Wake County Solid Waste Convenience Centers and select Wake County parks now through Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.

The following Wake County Convenience Centers will accept trees daily, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

The following county parks will accept trees daily from 8 a.m. until sunset:

Park Address
Blue Jay Point 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh
Harris Lake 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill
Lake Crabtree 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville
North Wake Landfill District  9300 Deponie Drive, Raleigh

Only undecorated (remove ornaments, tinsel, lights, etc.) Christmas trees will be accepted.

In addition to the Christmas tree recycling program, most holiday waste, including wrapping paper, gift boxes, holiday cards and corrugated cardboard, can be recycled at any of the Wake County Convenience CentersWake County Multi-Material Recycling Facilities accept electronics and household items such as cell phones, baby strollers and car seats, and rigid plastics.

For more information, call 919-856-7400 or visit www.wakegov.com/recycling.





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