A-CC schedules tree recycling – WGAU

Athens-Clarke County sets Saturday from 9 til 1 as the date and times for Christmas tree recycling: live trees can be dropped off Clarke Middle and Johnnie Lay Burkes Elementary schools, the Sandy Creek Nature Center, and the University of Georgia’s Vet Center on College Station Road.

Trees will also be recycled at the Charm, the Lexington Road Tag Office, Georgia Square Mall, and Winterville Public Works.

From the Athens-Clarke Co government website…

The Chipper event will take place on January 6, 2024 from 9 AM to 1 PM. Citizens may bring their trees to a chipper location for a free tree seedling and seed packets.Chipper sites will also accept wreath metal and light strings.Drop-off Locations:

  • Clarke Middle School
  • Sandy Creek Nature Center
  • Johnnie Lay Burks Elementary School
  • UGA Veterinary Teaching Center

Recycling Centers at:

  • Georgia Square Mall Police Substation
  • Lexington Road Tag Office
  • The CHaRM
  • Winterville Public Works

See www.accgov.com/CHaRM for hours

Roll Offs for undecorated trees will be available from December 27 to January 12, 2024.Undecorated trees put out for leaf and limb will be recycled. Check the Leaf & Limb schedule to determine the pick-up schedule for your zone.You can also drop off UNDECORATED Christmas trees at the Athens-Clarke County Landfill for recycling free of charge.

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