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Now that Christmas is over, many people will be beginning to think about what to do with their Christmas tree. Here are some resources to help get you started.
Remove all decorations and tinsel from your Christmas tree. Place the tree curbside on your regular yard waste day. If your tree is more than 6 feet tall, please cut it in half before placing it curbside. Because we recycle all yard waste, your tree will be recycled. You can contact the Orlando’s Solid Waste at (407) 246-2314.
They will collect and recycle Christmas trees for the first three weeks following Christmas on your regular collection day. Trees taller than six feet must be cut in half. Please remove all decoration including tinsel, lights, ornaments and tree stands. Place the tree at the curb. Flocked trees will be collected but cannot be recycled -- For more information on our services please contact Waste Management of Orange County customer service at (714) 558-7761, (949) 642-1191 or (562) 694-3730.
Seminole County Solid Waste to collect live Christmas tree each Wednesday up until the end January. If the tree is larger than six feet, you are asked to cut it in half. Or residents can drop off their trees at the transfer station in Sanford or the landfill in Geneva for free. Please call (407) 665-2260 for any type of assistance.
Brevard County Residents can place their Christmas trees curbside on their regular yard waste day. Trees must have all the lights, ornaments, tinsel, fake snow spray and stands removed.
The trees are collected with the yard waste and then ground up to make mulch. Why not think about visiting the Central Disposal Facility in Cocoa at 2250 Adamson Road, to pick up some free mulch for your yard. Brevard County Solid Waste Management (321) 633-2042.
Place your Christmas tree curbside and it will be picked up on your normal collection day. West Volusia -- (386) 943-7889, Daytona Beach -- (386) 257-6021, New Smyrna Beach -- (386) 423-3862, Osteen -- (386) 574-0598.
Christmas trees are collected on Wednesday with regular yard waste through the month of January. If they exceed 4 - 5 feet, they need to be cut down and placed at curbside by 6 a.m. on Wednesdays. Please ensure that all ornaments are off the tree. Osceola County Solid Waste Management (407) 742-2ASK.
Bring your live Christmas tree into any of Marion County’s 18 recycling centers and place them into the yard waste bin. Marion County Solid Waste Management -- (352) 671-8465.
No recycle program. Residents can drop off their trees at the city’s location in Lake Panasoffkee. Sumter County Solid Waste Department – (352) 569-1975.
Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free three-gallon evergreen tree in exchange at the City of Palm Coast's sixth annual Christmas Tree Recycling event Saturday, Jan. 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Palm Coast Fuel Depot, 22 Utility Drive.