Wake County's Holiday Wrap-Up will end on Saturday, Jan. 15. The program allows citizens to recycle a variety of holiday waste, including wrapping paper, trees, gift boxes and greeting cards. Since the program began on Dec. 26, 2010, nearly 1,200 Christmas trees have been collected.
Raleigh residents will be able to leave their live Christmas trees and wreaths (free of any ornamentation, of course) at the curb for pickup with regular yard waste.
Now that we're finally thawing out from the winter storm, it's time to take out the holiday recycling. Here is a roundup of recycling drives and tree pick-ups in the Triangle area:
More of how to dispose of those live trees:
The Town of Cary will collect Christmas trees and vegetative material such as wreath and garlands for free through curbside pickup and drop-off locations beginning Jan. 4, 2011.
Chatham County Waste Management is encouraging residents to go green for free after the holidays with its Christmas Treecycling Program.
Make your holiday season a little greener this year by recycling holiday waste. Wake County will hold the Holiday Wrap-Up Recycling Program, which begins Sunday, Dec. 26 and runs through Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011.