Thursday, December 28, 2000

Where to recycle your Christmas tree

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Here is a list of Christmas tree recycling activities in Butler County communities:

        • Fairfield: Christmas trees should be taken to Waterworks Park, 5131 Groh Lane, through Jan. 5 or on Jan. 13, 8 a.m.-noon.

        • Hamilton: The city will collect trees at curbside during the first two weeks of January. After that, a yard waste sticker will be required for Rumpke to collect it on normal waste collection days. Do not place trees in alleys.

        • Monroe: The city will pick up trees through mid-January. After that, you must place a yard waste sticker for Waste Management to pick it up on normal trash collection days.

        • Oxford: The city will pick up trees at curbside and chip them for the first two weeks of January. For additional information, call 523-8412.

        • Trenton: Residents don't have to place stickers on trees if they place it at curbside on the first regular waste collection day after Christmas. A sticker will be required after that.

        • West Chester Township: Residents can drop off Christmas trees any time until Jan. 13 at McGinnis Park on Cox Road, Keehner Park's tennis court area on Barrett Road or Cornerstone United Methodist Church on Ohio 747.

        For more information, call the Butler County Department of Environmental Services' Recycling and Litter Prevention Division at 887-3406.

        Township residents who have Rumpke trash collection service should place trees by the curb during the first two weeks of January. Rumpke will pick up trees on the regular trash day. For more information, call Rumpke at 742-2900.


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