San Mateo County’s “Tree Recycling”


(KTSF by Lynne Ku)

If you haven’t recycled your Christmas tree, it’s still not too late. Recology San Mateo County will collect holiday trees  for composting for  residents through  Jan 31st, 2012 on their regular compost collection day. Recology is asking residents to remove all decorations and tree stands before placing the tree next to their green compost carts.

Residents have to cut the tree if it’s higher than 8 feet before placing the tree next to compost cart. After Jan 31st, residents have to cut the tree to fit into the cart. For apartment managers or commercial customers, Recology will provide free tree collection by request. For more information, please call 650-595-3900 or visit .

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