HELP THE ENVIRONMENT BY RECYCLING YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE
PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents can help protect the environment by recycling their Christmas trees with services from the Pasadena Department of Public Works, including convenient curbside pickup and two designated, drive-up recycling stations.
The Pasadena Public Works Department is promoting this important holiday tradition of environmental stewardship in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts.
Curbside pickup for Christmas trees will be available to Pasadena’s solid waste customers on their regularly scheduled collection days and routes beginning January 2 through January 18.
Residents also can drop off their trees for recycling from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., December 26 through January 4, at the following locations:
- Eaton Blanche Park, 3100 E. Del Mar Blvd., parking lot on Millicent Way
- Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., parking lot on Morton Street
No matter which recycling option you pick, please remember that stands, ornaments and lights must be removed from trees. No artificial trees will be accepted.
The Public Works Department turns the recycled trees into mulch for landscaping use instead of the trees going to the landfill.
For more information about the City’s recycling activities, go to www.cityofpasadena.net or call Public Works’ Customer Service at (626) 744-4087.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 23, 2012 #112-12
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, firstname.lastname@example.org