You can recycle your tree at 11 locations throughout Frederick County, Md. Recycling in Frederick city continues through January 11 and through January 28 in the county.
Last year Frederick city recycled almost 4,000 Christmas trees.
Those with the city say recycling your tree helps not only the environment, but it also allows the park program to save money by not having to buy as much mulch.
"The trees we collect we grind up and recycle them into our park program where we have planted trees, along the street, our flower beds, and our planting beds," says Jim Wheeldon, Superintendent with Frederick Park.
List of places in Frederick County where you can recycle your Christmas Tree:
- Ballenger Creek Park, 5420 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick
- Kemptown Park, 3456B Kemptown Church Road, Monrovia
- Middletown Park, Middletown Park Recycling Center, 7628 Coblentzm Middletown
- Point of Rocks, Ruritan Club, 1637 Ballenger Creek Pike, Point of Rocks
- Reichs Ford Road Yard Trimming Area, 9031 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick
- Eyler Road Park Recycling Center, 30 Eyler Road, Thurmont
- Walkerville heritage Farm Park, 9224 Devilbiss Bridge Road, Walkersville
- Harry Grove Stadium, Lower Lot, Frederick
- Husky Park, Yard Two, Highland Street, Frederick
- Max Kehne Park, West 7th Street, Frederick
- Taskers Chance Park, Key Parkway, to the rear of Westridge Shopping Center, Frederick