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Tree recycling

December 28, 2011

Christmas tree recycling is available at Independence Oaks and Springfield Oaks county parks.

Self-serve recycling is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Jan. 30 at Independence Oaks, 9501 Sashabaw Road. At Springfield Oaks, 12451 Andersonville Road, recycling is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Jan. 16.

There is no charge to drop off trees. All decorations, plastic, tinsel and wire must be removed. Large quantities from commercial lots will not be accepted. The parks system processes trees to make compost and wood chips, which will be available free to the public.