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Morton Times-News - Morton, IL
  • Health Department offers Christmas tree recycling options

  • Live Christmas trees are biodegradable, which means they can be reused or recycled for mulch and other purposes. Tazewell County Health Department is promoting Christmas tree mulching this year. The mulching program relies on residents taking their tree to designated drop sites. The trees are then mulched to be used for pla...
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  • Live Christmas trees are biodegradable, which means they can be reused or recycled for mulch and other purposes. Tazewell County Health Department is promoting Christmas tree mulching this year. The mulching program relies on residents taking their tree to designated drop sites. The trees are then mulched to be used for playgrounds, beautification projects, and individual yards. Christmas trees will be accepted from Dec. 26 through Jan. 5 at the following Tazewell County tree mulching sites: Armington – Across the street from Village Hall Creve Coeur – Village Hall, 101 N Thorncrest East Peoria – ICC East Campus, by truck driver training area Hopedale – Behind Village Hall Mackinaw – 605 S Orchard (Behind Recycle Bins) Minier – By recycling bin at Park & Pennsylvania Morton – Freedom Hall, 349 W Birchwood St Tremont – Leaf pile adjacent to City Park Washington – Park District Office, 815 Lincoln Pekin residents – City crew will pick up trees at curb during first two weeks of January Please remove all lights, ornaments, and tinsel before bringing trees to drop off sites. For more information, contact the Tazewell County Health Department at 925-5511, ext 272.

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