Christmas tree recycling available throughout January in Fayetteville

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The Fayetteville Recycling & Trash Collection Division will collect live Christmas trees throughout the month of January at no charge.

Residents can place Christmas trees by the curb on their regular trash day, or take them to the city’s compost facility, located at 1708 S. Armstrong Ave.

The compost facility is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from 8 a.m. until noon on the first Saturday of the month.

Trees must be free from all plastic bags, stands, decorations, lights, and tinsel before they will be collected. No artificial trees will be accepted.

The trees will be ground into mulch, which will be given away for free in January. After that, mulch returns to the normal price of $10 (plus tax) for a 2.5-cubic-yard scoop, which is about enough to fill up the bed of a pickup truck.

For more information, call the Recycling and Trash Collection office at 479-575-8398.