Pasco opens sites for Christmas tree recycle

Pasco County's popular Christmas tree recycling event is happening again this year. There is no charge for tree drop-off. Trees will be chipped and made into mulch for landscaping purposes. Mulch disintegrates into the landscape and helps build structure in the soil and breaks down more rapidly than a tree buried in a landfill. Last year, the program recycled 1,084 trees — the equivalent of putting 1 acre of trees back into the ground, according to the county.

Until Jan. 5, the following locations will be open for tree drop-off:

• Veterans Memorial Park

14333 Hicks Road, Hudson

• Anclote Gulf Park

2305 Baillie's Bluff Road, Holiday

• Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

10500 Wilderness Park Road, New Port Richey

• Elsie Logan Memorial/Shady Hills Park

15840 Green Glen Lane, Spring Hill

• West Pasco Class III site

14230 Hays Road, Spring Hill

• Land O' Lakes Community Center

5401 Land O' Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes

• Wesley Chapel Regional Park

7727 Boyette Road, Wesley Chapel (north end at Overpass road)

• John S. Burks Memorial Park

1322 Gene Nelson Boulevard, Dade City

• Sam W. Pasco Recreational Complex

9835 Chancey Road, Zephyrhills

Pasco opens sites for Christmas tree recycle 12/27/13 [Last modified: Friday, December 27, 2013 2:08pm]

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