Community Offers Multiple Opportunities for Live Christmas Tree Recycling

Are you pining for a way to sustainably discard your live Christmas tree after the holidays?  Fort Bragg and the community will offer several options for live Christmas tree recycling.

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Corvias Military Living will offer a curbside Christmas tree collection from December 26 until January 17 for residents of Fort Bragg post housing. Residents may place their Christmas trees at the curb on their designated trash collection days for recycling. Residents may contact their neighborhood centers for details.

The Fort Bragg Landfill will accept Christmas trees for recycling as well. Fort Bragg personnel and residents may deliver their trees to the Landfill after December 26. Landfill access is located off Longstreet Road just prior to the access control point. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM until 3 PM. Call 396.6873 or 432.0295 for more information.

The Cape Fear Botanical Garden at 536 North Eastern Boulevard in Fayetteville will host the 20th annual Grinding of the Greens on January 11 at 8 AM. Visit Cape Fear Botanical Garden Online or call 486.0221 for information.

The City of Fayetteville and other local municipalities may offer Christmas tree recycling. Residents may contact their local municipalities or waste management providers for information regarding Christmas tree collection and recycling.

For Fayetteville residents, call 433.1329 or visit City of Fayetteville Environmental Services.

Please remove all lights, decorations and stands prior to recycling live Christmas trees.

Do not burn Christmas trees or their branches. Soft woods from fresh pines and firs are more flammable than seasoned hard woods. Fires generated by Christmas trees can rapidly burn out of control and create an accumulation of a combustible and potentially dangerous compound called creosote in fireplaces and chimneys.

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