OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. -

Oakland County Parks and Recreation is making holiday cleanup easy and environmentally friendly by offering to recycle Christmas trees.

Starting on Dec. 26th through Jan. 13th residents can bring their Christmas trees to several park locations in the county for recycling.

Assistance removing trees from vehicles is unavailable and the program is a self-service.

All decorations, plastic, tinsel and wire must be removed from trees prior to recycling and large quantities from commercial lots will not be accepted.

Processed trees for compost and wood chips are available to the public free of charge in 2013.

Locations:

Addison Oaks in Leonard

Catalpa Oaks in Southfield

Glen Oaks Golf Course in Farmington Hills

Groveland Oaks near Holly

Independence Oaks in Clarkston

Lyon Oaks in Lyon Township

Oakland County Market in Waterford

Orion Oaks in Orion Township

Red Oaks Golf Course in Madison Heights

Springfield Oaks in Davisburg

White Lake Oaks Golf Course in White Lake.

For more information about the Christmas tree recycling program, visit Oakland County Parks and Recreation at DestinationOakland.com

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