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Here’s where Idaho Falls residents can dispose of their Christmas tree

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The following is a news release from the city of Idaho Falls.

IDAHO FALLS – Although discarded Christmas trees cannot be placed in with the regular garbage due to the process for handling garbage at the Bonneville County Transfer Station, the Sanitation Division has designated 15 collection sites throughout the city of Idaho Falls for Christmas tree disposal.

This service is provided until Jan. 30. The disposal sites are for city residents’ use only and are not to be used by commercial tree lots for disposal of trees not sold.

Residents are asked to remove all ornaments and lights prior to discarding the tree. The trees will be chipped and turned into mulch. The mulch will then be made available to residents next spring at the city maintenance garage located at 2530 Hemmert Avenue.

Click HERE for a map of collection sites. A link to the list of disposal locations is also on the home page of the city’s website. For additional information about Christmas tree disposal or mulching, contact the Sanitation Division at (208) 612-8491.


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