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How Broome County residents can repurpose their Christmas trees

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(WBNG) -- There are three locations in Broome County where residents can bring their Christmas trees to be recycled.

County officials say all trees will be recycled into mulch or compost, and remind residents to remove all decorations, plastic bags, and tinsel before disposal.

NYSDEC Sub-office - Kirkwood (1679 Route 11):

  • Trees will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m at 1679 Route 11.  The trees are chipped and spread along hiking trails in the parks.

Broome County Landfill - Binghamton (286 Knapp Rd.):   

  • Drop off trees at the residential drop-off area located at the landfill from December 26 through January 31. It's open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. and on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  The County says these trees will be chipped and composted.

Grippen Park - Endicott (1 S Grippen Ave.)

  • This location will accept trees from December 26 through January 7 during daylight hours.  The trees are chipped and composted.

*Residents with municipal and private curbside service should contact their garbage hauler for more information.

The following information was released by the Town of Union:

The Town of Union will accept Christmas Trees from Town residents for recycling at the following Parks during normal business hours, please follow signs at each location for drop off points.

  • Highland Park
  • Glendale Park
  • William Hill Park
  • Choconut Center Park

Town of Union officials say this service will end on January 31.

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