City of Calgary changes Christmas tree recycling program

Dec 22 2016, 11:11 pm

This year, the City’s Christmas tree recycling program will be drop-off only.

As a cost-saving measure, there will be no door-to-door collection service this year. Calgarians will have to drop their trees to one of the 16 tree drop off locations across the city.

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“If everyone helps by meeting us half way, we’ll still be able to turn the trees into mulch while also saving taxpayers quite a bit of money,” says Leader of Program Management with Waste & Recycling Services, Sharon Howland.

Image: Courtesy City of Calgary

The City has expanded its tree drop-off locations in all quadrants. There will be 16 temporary tree drop-off locations open from December 26 to January 31: