Alpharetta to accept Christmas trees for recycling

Christmas trees will be accepted for recycling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Home Depot at 5300 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta. AJC FILE
Christmas trees will be accepted for recycling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Home Depot at 5300 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta. AJC FILE

Alpharetta and its Natural Resources Commission will participate in the “Bring One for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling program Saturday, Jan. 5, celebrating 28 years of the environmental effort.

Trees will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Home Depot at 5300 Windward Parkway. The Davey Tree Expert Co. will chop the trees into mulch, to be used for public beautification projects and available free to Alpharetta residents. To request mulch: https://bit.ly/2S3luM7

Also, Ferry Morse Seed Co. will provide garden seed in exchange for trees, while supplies last.

Bring One for the Chipper is a program of Keep Georgia Beautiful and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, with corporate sponsors Home Depot, 11Alive/WXIA-TV, and Davey Tree. Local sponsors are the Windward Parkway Home Depot, Alpharetta Rotary Club and Alpharetta Young Men’s Service League.

Information: https://bit.ly/2rDyDA6