Eastern Howard County residents with curbside yard waste recycling can set out their Christmas trees to be turned into mulch.
Remove all tinsel, garland, ornaments and plastic bags, and take the tree out of the tree stand. Set the tree out the night before the normal recycling day. Call 410-313-6444 for more information.
After Jan. 21, trees may be recycled at the Alpha Ridge Landfill Residents' Convenience Center. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
There are also drop-off sites around the county that will recycle trees:
* Kendall Hardware, 12260 Route 108, Clarksville
* River Hill Garden Genter, 12165 Route 108, Clarksville
* Cedar Lane Park, 5081 Cedar Lane, Columbia
* Grandfather's Garden Center, 5320 Phelps Luck Drive, Columbia
* Rockburn Park, 5400 Landing Road, Elkridge
* Court House Drive, parking lot near courthouse, Ellicott City
* Schooley Mill Park, 12975 Hall Shop Road, Highland
* Savage Park, 8400 Fair St., Savage
* Western Regional Park, 14800 Carrs Mill Road, Woodbine