Washington Co. to recycle Christmas trees

December 23, 2009

Washington County residents will have the opportunity to recycle Christmas trees at no charge at county solid waste facilities.

Clean Christmas trees, with all lights, ornaments, nails, etc., removed, will be accepted from Dec. 26 to Jan. 30, excluding holidays, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trees are being accepted at the following locations:

o Forty West Landfill, one mile west of Huyett's Crossroads, off U.S. 40 on Earth Care Road

o Greensburg Convenience Center, 13125 Bikle Road

o Hancock Convenience Center, 6502 Hess Road

o Kaetzel Convenience Center, 2926 Kaetzel Road

o Dargan Convenience Center, 2201 Dargan School Road

A two-tree limit will be imposed.

This program, authorized by the Washington County Commissioners, is a service of the Division of Environmental Management.


Those wanting more information may call 240-313-2790.

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