Wake holiday recycling season comes to a close
Posted January 15, 2009
Raleigh, N.C. — Wake County's collection of holiday trees, boxes and wrapping paper for recycling concludes on Monday.
Residents can bring Christmas trees (remove ornaments, lights and tinsel); corrugated cardboard; chip board (paper roll tubes, cereal boxes, etc.); glossy magazines/catalogs; greeting cards; SBS board (shirt boxes, etc.); and wrapping paper (no bows or foil) to one of the following county convenience centers any day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Convenience Center #1 – 1050 Old Stage Road in Garner
- Convenience Center #2 – 6000 Old Smithfield Road in Apex
- Convenience Center #4 – 3600 Yates Mill Pond Road in South Raleigh
- Convenience Center #7 – 9008 Deponie Drive in North Raleigh
- Convenience Center #11 – 5051 Wendell Boulevard between Wendell and Zebulon
Trees are also being accepted at three Wake County parks daily through Monday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Blue Jay Point County Park – 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road in Raleigh
- Harris Lake County Park – 2112 County Park Drive in New Hill
- Lake Crabtree County Park – 1400 Aviation Parkway in Morrisville
To date, the county has recycled more than 2,900 trees into mulch to be used for county park trails.