Henrico County will accept Christmas trees for recycling into mulch from Monday, Dec. 26, through Sunday, Jan. 8.
The free service, offered by Keep Henrico Beautiful and the Department of Public Utilities, preserves landfill space and protects the environment. It is available to Henrico residents only.
Trees will be accepted at the following locations:
•Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road, in the lower parking lot;
•Eastern Government Center, 3820 Nine Mile Road, in the front parking lot;
•Springfield Road Public Use Area, 10600 Fords Country Lane, near Nuckols Road and Interstate 295; and
•Charles City Road Public Use Area, 2075 Charles City Road.
Trees can be dropped off anytime at the Henrico Government Center and Eastern Government Center and from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at the Springfield Road and Charles City Road public use areas. Trees must be free of tinsel, lights, ornaments, tree stands and water bowls.
Residents are reminded not to place trees in their waste carts or curbside for weekly trash collection service. Trees are not eligible for pickup, even if they are cut into pieces.
Free mulch is available to Henrico residents at the public use areas. For information, go to henrico.us/services/free-mulch or call (804) 501-7277.
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