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St. Petersburg sanitation crews to collect discarded Christmas trees Jan. 10

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story contains information corrected since it was originally posted online and published in print. See below for an explanation.

ST. PETERSBURG — Residents can recycle their Christmas tree into "yuletide" mulch. City sanitation crews will pick up discarded Christmas trees on Jan. 10.

Residential homeowners should place trees no closer than 3 feet to the garbage container at their usual pickup location.

Large complexes should place trees in a central location. Managers should call Commercial Sanitation at 893-7351.

Smaller apartment complexes should place trees beside or behind trash bins to be picked up on regular collection days.

Tree stands and decorations should be removed before disposing of trees.

For special collection after Jan. 10, call 893-7334 (press 5) or 893-7398 (press 5).

Residents can drop off trees at one of five brush sites.

Brush sites are open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. They are at 1000 62nd Ave. NE, 7750 26th Ave. N, 2500 26th Ave. S, 4015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. S and 2453 20th Ave. N.

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WorkNet provides postings, job fairs

Do you need some new employees? Would it help if candidates were screened in advance to fit your job descriptions? WorkNet Pinellas may be able to help. Employers can post job openings for free and sign up for WorkNet Wednesday, the organization's monthly job fair. Pinellas employers are eligible to participate. Jobs must pay at least $12 per hour. To register your company and post job openings, go to the WorkNet Pinellas Web site at www.worknetpinellas.org/business-associations or call (727) 524-4344.

CORRECTION: Earlier versions of this story used in print and posted online gave an incorrect date for Christmas tree pickup by St. Petersburg sanitation crews.

St. Petersburg sanitation crews to collect discarded Christmas trees Jan. 10 12/30/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 8:45am]
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