3 Places to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Broome County
Christmas has come and gone and many of us will start taking down our Christmas tree soon. If you put up a live tree this year and don't know where to dispose of it, the Go Broome County website offers some help. Keep in mind that in order to dispose of your Christmas tree at one of these locations, you'll need to be a resident and you'll also need to remove all decorations and tinsel beforehand.
Trees will be accepted at the residential drop-off area at the Broome County Landfill on Knapp Road from December 27, 2016 to January 31, 2017. The landfill is open Monday through Friday 7am-2:45pm and Saturday 7am-11:45am. The trees are chipped and then composted.
The NYSDEC Sub-office in Kirkwood will accept trees from 8am to 4pm at 1679 Route 11. The trees are chipped and spread along area hiking trails in the parks.
Grippen Park in Endicott will take your live Christmas tree during daylight hours from December 26, 2017, to January 7, 2018. During daylight hours. Trees brought to this location will be chipped and composted