Recycle your Christmas trees

Christmas isn’t even here yet, but it’s not too early to plan to recycle your tree.

Give your tree a new life by recycling it. Trees are chipped into mulch or compost, which can be returned to the earth as a soil amendment.

Treecycling in Kitsap County begins on Dec. 26. The county-wide treecycling program runs through January 15 at the locations listed below.

Residents are asked to remove all nails, wire, tinsel, lights, and ornaments before recycling their tree.

Flocked trees will not be accepted.

Garlands and wreaths will also not be taken.

Residents in the Silverdale area can recycle trees at Silverdale Recycling and Garbage Facility, 8843 NW Dickey Road in Silverdale.Phone is 360-692-5900 and the location is open daily from 9 a.m.  to 5 p.m.

Residents in the Bremerton area can recycle trees at the City of Bremerton Public Works, 100 Oyster Bay Ave. N  in West Bremerton. Phone is 360-473-5920. The location is open daily, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Trees also will be taken at the City of Bremerton Water Utility Building, 3027 Olympus Dr.  in East Bremerton. Phone is 360-473-5315. Hours are daily, 7:30 am  to 4 p.m.

For more information contact or 360-337-5777.

Fees may apply and vary by location.


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