Several Wake County locations accept undecorated Christmas trees through Jan. 22, 2017. The recycled trees are used to mulch trails at county parks.
Four convenience centers are open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.:
Garner: 10505 Old Stage Road
Apex: 6025 Old Smithfield Road
Raleigh: 3600 Yates Mill Pond Road
Wendell: 5051 Wendell Blvd.
Trees can be dropped off at four Wake County parks, seven days a week from 8 a.m. until sunset:
Raleigh: Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
Raleigh: North Wake Landfill District Park, 9300 Deponie Dr.
New Hill: Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Dr.
Morrisville: Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Pkwy.
Non-yard waste customers must schedule a Christmas tree collection with Durham One Call, 919-560-1200. The pickup will be scheduled on a Saturday collection route on Jan. 14, Jan. 28 or Feb. 4.
Durham's Waste Disposal and Recycling Center will accept live trees at no charge from Jan. 3 through Feb. 4.
The city will grind up the trees to use as mulch in local parks.