El Paso County’s “Treecycle” program offers six locations where residents can go to have their dried up evergreens mulched. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first two weekends in January.
The suggested $5 minimum fee for the service will support community youth sports programs, according to information at TreeCycleCOS.org. Free mulch will be available for participants at each of the recycling sites.
Locations for Christmas tree disposal include:
Treecycle program sponsors include El Paso County, El Pomar Youth Sports Park, the City of Colorado Springs, Asplundh, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Colorado Springs Utilities, Rocky Top Resources and The Gazette.