Don't forget to recycle your Christmas tree

Don't forget to recycle your Christmas tree
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 6:21pm

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) – All the lights and ornaments are being packed away in a box, but what to do with that tree? Starting tomorrow, you can recycle it.

Make sure to place your tree on the curb tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 6. From there it will go to the Natural Resources Recovery to be reused in different ways. You can also place your tree by the curb on January 18.

The curb side recycling is provided to all residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, except for residents in Baker and Zachary.

Drop off locations are available, too.

They can be found at:

• Independence Park, 7500 Independence Blvd.
• Highland Road Park, 14024 Highland Road
• Kathy Drive Park, off O’Neal Lane by Team Toyota
• North Sherwood Forest Park, 3140 N. Sherwood Forest
• Pecue Wood Recycling Facility, 9455 Pecue Lane
• Scenic Hwy. Wood Recycling Facility, 12601 Scenic Hwy.
• LSU, Skip Bertman Drive in lot across from Vet School

The drop off locations will remain open through January 27, 2011.

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