SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Some Christmas tree recycling locations are set to close soon, while others have already stopped accepting trees. We've posted a list of locations below, but there are a few things you need to remember:
-Remove all ornaments and lights, otherwise the tree will be sent to a landfill.
-Flocked trees will be taken, but artificial trees will not be accepted.
-In unincorporated areas of Jackson County, trees can also be placed curbside for regularly scheduled rubbish collection days.
-Recycled trees will be stripped and chipped for mulch.?
Ocean Springs locations: (Trees accepted Dec. 26-Jan. 13)
-Behind the Ocean Springs Civic Center (3730 Bienville Boulevard)
-Public Works Department (712 Pine Drive)
Jackson County locations: (Trees accepted starting Dec. 27)
-Jackson County Landfill (10501 Seaman Rd., Vancleave)
-Vancleave Ballpark (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)?
Harrison County locations: (Trees accepted Dec. 26-Jan. 8)
-Mississippi Power's Plant Watson, Gulfport
-Gulfport Harbor Pier South of Courthouse Road, Gulfport
-Rodenburg Avenue & Hwy 90 parking lot, Biloxi
-Pass Christian Harbor, Pass Christian
-Long Beach Harbor & Pier, Long Beach