Christmas tree recycle sites in Nashville - WKRN News 2

Christmas tree recycle sites in Nashville

Posted: Updated: Dec 26, 2012 06:08 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Metro Public Works and Metro Parks and Recreation have 11 drop off sites for residents to recycle their live Christmas trees.

Almost 18,000 Christmas trees are recycled each year through the drop off program. Trees are collected for mulch at the city's Bordeaux Mulch Facility.

All trees must be free of lights, ornaments, tinsel and garland.

Metro Public Works and Metro Parks will be accepting Christmas trees starting Thursday, December 27th, through Friday, February 15th.

Metro Parks drop off locations:

Cane Ridge

Cedar Hill

Edwin Warner

Elmington

Joelton

Richland

Sevier

Two Rivers

Whitfield

Una Recreation Center

Former Lakewood City Hall Bldg

The Hillwood High School Band is also picking up Christmas trees the first three Saturdays after Christmas. They're asking for a donation of $10. All proceeds go to support the band program. They'll be picking up trees on December 29, January 5 and January 12.

If you'd like to help, contact Cindy Smith at smithra17@comcast.net.

Jake Macey is also picking up Christmas trees to raise money for Room in the Inn. He is asking for a donation of $10. You can contact him at jake.macey13@montgomerybell.edu.

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