As the Christmas season nears to an end, the residents of Prince George’s County are preparing to dispose of their live trees. Unlike artificial trees, live trees are not reusable. Buying a live Christmas tree comes with more responsibilities, including frequent watering and proper disposal.
Prince George’s County officials announced that the Yard Trim Collection service will begin on December 30, 2019, and run through January 27, 2020. Approved items include live Christmas trees and yard debris, such as tree branches, leaves, and grass trimmings.
Only bare live trees without decorations are acceptable. Unlike in previous years, trees must not be stored in plastic bags. The service includes pick-up and drop-off. All acceptable items must be at the curb by 6 am on your scheduled collection day.
You can drop off approved items at the Brown Station Road Recycling Center from 7 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday or Missouri Avenue Recycling Center from 6:30 am to 3 pm Monday through Wednesday, 10 am to 6:30 pm Tuesday and Thursday, and 7:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday. Both locations are closed on Sundays.
For more information about the Recycle Your Christmas Tree event, dial 3-1-1.
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