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Christmas is over; now it’s time to heap it on the recycling pile

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Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 3:18 PM
Alex and Taylor Messina drop off their Christmas tree for recycling Wednesday in the dirt lot behind the Santa Rita Park playground along the Animas River.
Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling in the dirt lot behind the Santa Rita Park playground along the Animas River. Christmas trees can be dropped off until Jan. 31.
Alex and Taylor Messina drop off their Christmas tree for recycling on Wednesday in the dirt lot behind the Santa Rita Park playground along the Animas River.
Ken Lucht drops off a Christmas tree at Santa Rita Park on Wednesday to be recycled. The city of Durango is accepting trees through Jan. 31 to turn into mulch.

The city of Durango is accepting Christmas trees for recycling. Trees will be taken through Jan. 31. The city does not do curbside pickup, so this is your chance to recycle. Trees cannot have any decorations, and they must be real, not artificial. The city plans to recycle the trees into mulch.

Drop off your tree at Santa Rita Park, near the large playground area, 149 South Camino del Rio.

For more information, call 375-7321 or email rec@durangogov.org.

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