Christmas tree recycling in Vanderburgh County

Published: Dec. 26, 2013 at 3:42 PM CST
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The Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District will hold a recycling day on Saturday, January 4, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Center.

People who want to recycle their Christmas trees can bring them to this event.  This will be the only day the county will be recycling trees.   If you want to take the tree mulch home, you are asked to bring a container with you.

City residents can put their tree out for pick up on their regular trash day.

Other items that can be recycled on January 4 include:

  • newspaper
  • mixed household paper
  • cardboard
  • magazine and catalogs
  • greeting cards
  • gift wrap and gift boxes
  • telephone books
  • aluminum cans, steel cans
  • glass containers
  • #1 and #7 plastic containers
  • No Styrofoam or plastic bags

The next recycling day for Vanderburgh County will be held at the old Wal-Mart west parking lot, on University Drive, on Saturday, January 11.

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