City, PNM team up on tree recycling

December 26th, 2012 at 4:06 pm by under Latest Posts

The city of Albuquerque and PNM with be collecting Christmas trees for recycling into mulch next week.

Collection centers will be accepting dropped-off trees with fee from 8 am.-5 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 2) through Sunday (Jan. 6) at three locations:

  • Montessa Park Convenience Center, 3512 Los Picaros SE, 873-6607
  • Eagle Rock Convenience Center, 6301 Eagle Rock NE, 857-8318
  • Ladera Golf Course, Coors and Ladera NW, 888-8115

The city Solid Waste Department will chip the trees for use as mulch in city parks and landscaping.  City residents can also pick up mulch for use in home landscaping free of charge.

Additional information is available by calling the city’s 311 information hotline and on the Solid Waste Department website.

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