Christmas Tree Recycling begins Dec. 26 in New Hanover County

Posted December 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Free Christmas tree recycling will begin the day after the Christmas holiday for New Hanover County residents. The New Hanover County Environmental Management department asks residents living in the unincorporated areas to take their trees to one of three locations this year.

Residents may begin dropping off their used Christmas trees, during daylight hours, starting Dec. 26 at:

  • Home Depot, 5511 Carolina Beach Road (Monkey Junction)
  • Ogden Park (near the baseball fields), 225 Ogden Park Drive
  • New Hanover County Landfill, 5210 US Highway 421 North

Recycling of Christmas trees will continue through the month of January with the last pickup being Tuesday, Feb. 3. Please remove all decorations & lights prior to drop off.

This program is funded and coordinated by the New Hanover County Environmental Management department with support from the City of Wilmington Sanitation department, New Hanover County Parks department and Home Depot.

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Release Contact:

Lynn Bestul
Solid Waste Planner
(910) 798-4410

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