The City of Raleigh collected 797 gallons of cooking oil and grease in its third annual holiday collection program.
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Chapel Hill will pick up Christmas trees and wreaths for mulching during regular yard waste collection.
Decorations, tinsel and wire must be removed from trees and wreaths before being placed at the curb with other yard waste. Apartment complex residents should place trees in areas designated by property managers.
The City of Raleigh will collect Christmas trees with weekly yard waste collection.
Residents should place trees at the curb on the regular collection day, and must make sure the tree has been stripped of all lights, ornaments and hardware.
More than 25,000 pounds of paper, electronics, rigid plastics, plastic bags and film were collected during Raleigh's second America Recycles Day collection drive, Keep NC Beautiful reports.
Raleigh will be making it a bit easier to recycle TVs and computers once the electronics landfill ban goes into effect on July 1.
The city will be offering free curbside collection of computers and TVs for residents once a month on pre-assigned days.
Chapel Hill solid waste crews will pick up Christmas trees and wreaths for mulching on the regular yard waste collection schedule.