WESTMINSTER - The city's recycling committee has announced that countians can have their Christmas trees made into mulch in exchange for a free seedling.
Citizens can receive a coupon, redeemable in the spring, from the state Department of Natural Resources when they drop off the tree.
The Leister property behind the city's public works garage on Locust Street will be used to shred the trees.
Also, city workers will pick up the trees of city residents who don't wish to participate in the program.
In other recycling news: * The county reported that 7.61 tons of recyclable material were collected from the city bins during the month of November. Countywide, 52.86 tons were collected.