Now that Christmas is over, are you eager to get rid of that tree? Well the City will begin picking them up January 7th, so hold onto it a little longer.
Christmas Tree Pickup January 7-18, 2013
Providence residents advised to put trees at curb on regular trash collection days; ornaments, tinsel, lights and stands must be removed, do not bag trees
PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence will begin free curbside pickup of Christmas trees beginning Monday, January 7 until Friday, January 18, 2013.
The trees will be collected by Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation and turned into compost, a natural fertilizer that enriches soil and helps produce healthy plants and trees.
Residents are urged to take the following steps to ensure that their tree will be picked up:
- Place trees at the curb on regular trash collection days
- All ornaments, tinsel, lights and tree stands must be removed from trees
- Do not place trees in any type of bag
For more information, contact the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services at 401-421-2489.