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Christmas tree recycling begins

Now that Christmas is over, it's time to recycle that live Christmas tree.

Posted: Dec 26, 2018 7:42 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 8:05 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Live Christmas tree recycling began in Allen County Wednesday.

It runs through Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The service is free of charge.

Ornaments, tinsel, and plastic bags must be removed from live trees before dropping them off at recycling locations. Wreaths are not accepted at live tree recycling locations.

Allen County residents may drop off their live trees at the following locations:

Fort Wayne area

Allen County Highway Garage
2234 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne
Hours: 24/7

Bio-Solids, Lime & Yard Waste Recycling
6202 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne
Hours: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed New Year's Day.

Grabill / Leo-Cedarville Area

Metea County Park
8401 Union Chapel Road, Fort Wayne
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

New Haven Area

City Hall— North Side
815 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven
Hours: 24/7

Jury Park Pool

1702 Glencoe Blvd., New Haven
Hours: 24/7

Meadowbrook School—Parking Lot
1065 Woodmere Drive, New Haven
Hours: 24/7

For questions or concerns regarding live tree recycling, contact Allen County Department of Environmental Management at (260) 449-7878 or info@acwastewatcher.org.

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