Now that Christmas is over, find out how to recycle your tree

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to think about where you’re going to put your Christmas tree.

Metro Public Works is offering Davidson County residents an environmentally friendly and convenient way to dispose of their Christmas trees.

The Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-off program will run from Dec. 26 to Feb. 17, 2017 at the following locations:

  • Cane Ridge Park
  • Una Recreation Center
  • Whitfield Park
  • Cedar Hill Park
  • Two Rivers Park
  • Joelton Community Center
  • Sevier Park
  • Richland Park
  • Elmington Park
  • Edwin Warner Park
  • Lakewood City Hall
  • Douglas Park
  • Both Nature’s Best Organics of Tennessee locations at 1511 Elm Hill Pike and 6401 Centennial Blvd.

Trees must be cleaned of all ornaments, lights, wire, string and other decor before bringing them to be tree-cycled. No artificial trees can be accepted, and please do not dump any other items at these drop-off locations.

If you don’t want to leave your home and live in the Nashville-area, the Hillwood High School Band will pick up your stripped Christmas tree for a minimum $10 donation. Visit their website TheHillwoodBand.com to register.

If you don’t want to take the ornaments off yourself, a brother-sister team will do it for you for a minimum $25 donation. Jake and Margo Macey are taking reservations for their Christmas tree service. All the money goes to the Children’s Miracle Network. Email Jake at James.L.Macey@vanderbilt.edu.

“My best friend was diagnosed with Leukemia and was treated at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital,” Macey told News 2. “So he’s the inspiration behind it.”

Click here for information if you live in Williamson County.

Click here for information if you live in Sumner County.

Click here for information if you live in Rutherford County.