Hall County is again participating in the “Bring One for the Chipper” program, recycling undecorated Christmas trees for free after the holiday is over.
The event, which lasts from Dec. 26 to Jan. 6, is part of a statewide tree recycling program.
Hall County’s 12 compactor sites and the Hall County Landfill will be participating. Trees will be mulched, and then residents can pick up free mulch at the county landfill Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.
Artificial trees are not accepted, and all decorations need to be removed before the trees are handed over for recycling.
Gainesville city residents can leave their trees curbside for pickup, and Oakwood residents can drop their trees at the corner of Allen and Railroad streets.
Trees can be dropped off at the following compactor sites between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sundays:
- Candler Compactor - 5064 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville
- Murrayville Compactor - 5113 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
- Lula Compactor - 6174 Lula Road, Lula
- Wauka Mountain Compactor - 5800 Brookton-Lula Road, Gainesville
- Sardis Road Compactor - 3166 Brackett Drive, Gainesville
- East Crescent Drive Compactor - 734 East Crescent Drive, Gainesville
- Gould Lane Compactor - 1277 Hillside Gardens Lane, Gainesville
- Tadmore Compactor - 3320 Holly Springs Road, Gainesville
- Balus Creek Compactor - 3845 Old Flowery Branch Road, Flowery Branch
- Blackshear Place Compactor - 2921 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville
- Flowery Branch Compactor- 4395 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch
- Gaines Ferry Compactor - 6173 Gaines Ferry Road, Flowery Branch
The Hall County Recycling Center, 1008 Chestnut Street in Gainesville, will take trees Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information about the program, contact Hall County Resource Recovery at 770-535-8284.
Compiled from Hall County Government press release