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Recycling Christmas Trees

INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – An annual program to recycle old Christmas trees is shifting into high gear.

The Riverside County Waste Management Department is collecting Christmas trees at county landfills and provide them for fish habitat. The trees will be dropped into local lakes and waterways so that juvenile fish have a more protection from larger predatory fish.

Other Christmas trees that are recycled, at free drop-off sites or at the curb, will be taken to local green waste processors to be recycled into compost or mulch products.

There are several drop-off locations that will accept residential trees for free until January 11th:
· · A. Lua Wood Recycling, 18938 Mermack Ave., Lake Elsinore
· · B.P. John Recycling, 28700 Matthews Road, Romoland
· · Burrtec Recycle Center, 41-800 Corporate Way, Palm Desert
· · Burrtec/Robert A Nelson Transfer Station, 1830 Agua Mansa Road, Riverside
· · California Department of Fish & Game, 17041 S. Lovekin Blvd., Blythe
· · Riverside County Badlands Landfill, 31125 Ironwood Ave., Moreno Valley
· · Riverside County Blythe Landfill, 1000 Midland Road, Blythe
· · Riverside County Lamb Canyon Landfill, 16411 Lamb Canyon Road, Beaumont

(source:Inlandnewstoday.com)

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