SEASON’S END - Christmas trees lay at the disposal site in Aspen Ridge

SEASON’S END - Christmas trees lay at the disposal site in Aspen Ridge

Red Deerians encouraged to drop off their Christmas trees

More drop-off locations added throughout the City

  • Jan. 5, 2017 3:36 p.m.

In addition to the Christmas tree pick-up service by Red Deer firefighters, residents also have the option of dropping off their natural Christmas trees at various drop-off sites in the City.

Trees dropped off at the following locations by Jan. 25th will be chipped and the wood mulch will be reused in City parks.

Drop off locations include downtown – 43rd St. and 48th Ave. – In the parking lot near the tennis courts; Bower – 36 Barrett Drive – under the AltaLink right of way; Eastview – 120 Ellenwood Drive – Eastview recreation site; Clearview Ridge – 186 Carrington Drive – Clearview Ridge central park site; Aspen Ridge – 20 Adamson Avenue – Just north of 22nd St. on Adamson Ave.; Normandeau – south of the Nance Avenue and Niven Street intersection; Kentwood West – east of Kendrew Drive and Kent Street intersection; Oriole Park – west of Odstone Crescent and Overdown Drive intersection; Johnstone Crossing – north of Jewel Street and Jacob Crescent intersection and Kentwood West – east of Kingston Drive and Kelly Street intersection.

Residents are asked to please remove all decorations, bags, tarps and tinsel from the trees to allow for the safe chipping and reuse of material. Please only dispose of Christmas trees in the cleared and marked areas of these sites.

– Fawcett