By Susan A. Neufeld
CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION
Mountain Communities – Burrtec will collect and recycle Christmas trees from single-family residences. Place your tree at curbside during a 2 week period after Christmas Day on your collection day.
Trees 6 feet and over need to be cut in half. Remember to take all ornaments, lights and metal strands off of the tree. Flocked trees will not be recycled. They will be collected as trash. Flocked trees 6 feet and over need to be cut in half.
HOLIDAY TRASH AND RECYCLING COLLECTION
Approximately 80% of holiday trash is recyclable. All gift boxes, wrapping paper, greeting cards, and cardboard packaging are items that may be placed in the recycling barrel. Burrtec will collect excess holiday trash and recyclables for a 1 week period after Christmas Day. Single-family residences may place excess holiday trash/recyclables in bags along their containers on collection day.