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Christmas Tree Recycling in Truckee Meadows Begins on Monday

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, December 26, 2022 7:31 am

RENO, Nev. (775 Times, NV Globe) – Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) and program sponsor NV Energy Foundation will hold their annual Christmas Tree Recycling program beginning the day after Christmas, December 26th, and lasting through Monday, January 10, 2023.

Residents are encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees at one of KTMB’s six community drop-off locations.

This year, KTMB will also recycle broken Christmas lights at three manned sites!

Drop-off points include:

  1. Bartley Ranch Regional Park: 6000 Bartley Ranch Rd, Reno – Also accepting non-working Christmas lights.
  2. Reno Sports Complex: 2975 N. Virginia Street, Reno – Also accepting non-working Christmas lights
  3. Shadow Mt. Sports Complex:  3300 Sparks Blvd, Sparks – Also accepting non-working Christmas lights
  4. Truckee Meadows Fire Station – Spanish Springs: 500 Rockwell Blvd (unmanned drop-off location)
  5. Truckee Meadows Fire Station – Lemmon Valley: 130 Nectar Street (unmanned drop-off location)
  6. Truckee Meadows Fire Station – Washoe Valley: 1240 East Lake Blvd (unmanned drop-off location)
    – The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribeis hosting a non-staffed drop-off location at the Community Garden located off Hollywood Road.

Ornaments, flocking, and tinsel must be removed from trees. KTMB is working with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to add drop-off facilities in the neighboring towns of Lemmon Valley, Washoe Valley, and Spanish Springs.

A $5 gift is requested but is not required.

Volunteers are still required at Bartley Ranch, the Reno Sports Complex, and Shadow Mountain. Volunteer opportunities are available at ktmb.org/volunteer.

Credits: 2News

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