JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Christmas is right around the corner, and officials are urging you to start thinking about what to do with your tree after the holidays. Recycling is one option.
Recycling Christmas trees saves space in local landfills by processing old trees into composting material.
In Jackson County, five locations will be set up where you can recycle your Christmas tree.
• Jackson County Landfill (10501 Seaman Rd., Vancleave)
• Jackson County Recreation Department (Ballpark Rd., Vancleave)
• Jackson County East Road Barn (Hwy. 63, Escatawpa)
• Jackson County West Road Barn (Hwy. 609, St. Martin)
• Jackson County Fairgrounds, North Parking Lot Near Barn : (2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula)
All locations will open up on Dec. 26, and the drop-off sites will be open through January.