Recycling your Christmas tree in Cedar Rapids

Residents have several options for disposal of their Christmas trees this year.  There are many different types of trees: live, flocked and artificial trees.  Flocked trees are live trees that have been covered in a white, snow-like spray.  Each type of tree has different disposal options; please take moment to determine how to properly dispose of your tree. Live Tree Disposal (un-flocked) The Cedar Rapids Solid Waste and Recycling Division collects live Christmas trees as part of the yard waste collection service. Preparing the tree for curbside collection:  • Remove all ornaments, wires … [Read more...]