Recycle Holiday Trees and Lights December 31, 2012 Through January 25, 2013

Recycle your holiday lights and un-flocked holiday trees without ornaments...

Date December 28, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Author Editor

Publication SantaFe.com

Categories Green Living Local News & Sports

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From a City of Santa Fe press release...

The City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County and the Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency (SWAMA) will be accepting residential holiday trees and holiday lights for recycling for free.

Santa Fe City and County residents can drop off their un-flocked holiday trees without ornaments at these locations:

Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station (BRRT)
2600 Buckman Road, Santa Fe

Eldorado, Jacona, and Stanley County Transfer Stations

Newman’s Nursery
7501 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe

Payne’s Nurseries
304 Camino Alire and 715 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe

Franklin Miles Park
Camino Carlos Rey and Siringo Road, Santa Fe

Ragle Park
Yucca and Zia Road, Santa Fe, near the Yucca entrance

Frank S. Ortiz Park
160 Camino de las Crucitas, Santa Fe

Holiday lights can be dropped of at:

Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station (BuRRT)
2600 Buckman Road, Santa Fe

Eldorado, Jacona, and Stanley County Transfer Stations

Capital Scrap Metal, Inc. (will pay 80 cents per pound)
1162 Cooks Lane, Santa Fe

City of Santa Fe Environmental Services Division
1142 Siler Road, Santa Fe

Please be sure that all ornaments and lights are removed from holiday trees.  Flocked trees are not accepted as the flocking will contaminate the mulch. The mulch will be used in the parks for landscape and erosion control.

For more information, visit www.SantaFeRecycling.org or call:

City of Santa Fe: 955-2200
Santa Fe County: 992-3010
Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Authority: 424-1850

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