Christmas Tree Recycling and More
THINK GREEN This holiday season recycle your Christmas trees, obsolete electronics, old appliances and other holiday relics!
Each year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, Americans throw away 25% more trash than any other time of the year! Give a gift to the environment this year by making sure the trash you throw away is truly trash, and by recycling those holiday items that can be recycled.
Christmas Trees –
Please remove all lights, decorations, stands and covers from trees before dropping them off to be recycled. Wreaths, garland and artificial trees are not accepted. The County will turn the trees into mulch for use at County parks and other facilities.
Guilford County residents can drop off their Christmas trees through January 15th at:
Some towns and cities within Guilford County provide residential curbside collection of Christmas trees:
Cans, Glass and Plastic Bottles – Your holiday parties probably include beverages in aluminum cans and glass or plastic bottles. These can be recycled.
E-Waste – All of your out-of-date electronics, or e-waste, can be recycled, including computers, televisions, games, toys, cell phones -- anything with a plug! Take them to one of the FREE disposal sites:
Appliances – You can recycle your old appliances for free at the Guilford County Scrap Tire/White Goods Collection Facility, located at 2138 Bishop Road, Greensboro. It’s open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 336-641-9431 for directions or information.
Remember, throwing away TVs, computer equipment, large appliances, plastic bottles and aluminum cans is prohibited by law in North Carolina!
Cardboard & Chipboard– Many gifts are shipped in cardboard boxes and wrapped in chipboard boxes. Both are also recyclable. Break down all boxes before recycling.
Paper Products – Recycle them, along with your newspapers, office paper, junk mail and magazines.
For more information, please visit www.GuilfordRecycles.org.