Did you get a live cut Christmas tree this year? Not sure how to dispose of it? The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources has come up with an Eco-friendly way to discard your Christmas tree.

christmas tree with a gold ornament with the kdfwr logo and "tis the season"Instead of throwing the Christmas tree in the trash, recycle it to the KDFWR. There are drop-off points across the state where old trees can be brought and Lexington’s is at Jacobson Park (paddle craft parking lot). The trees will be combined to become brush reefs, which provides nesting and rearing habitat for gamefish. It also creates homes for invertebrates and smaller fishes that provide food for larger fish. Just be sure to clean all decorations off before you drop off.

If dropping your tree off at Jacobson Park is too much, you can place the tree on the curb for regular waste collection between 12/31 and 1/25. Also, click here for holiday trash collection.


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