As originally posted on the Town of Wallingford website:
Department of Public Works
The Department of Public Works will begin the annual Collection of Natural Christmas Trees on Monday. January 10, 2011 in all sections of town. Residents must have trees placed by the curb no later than Sunday, January 9, 2011.
Trees must be clean of ornaments, bows, tinsel, etc. No plastic bags or wreaths will be picked up.
This is a one-time collection. If residents miss the collection deadline, trees may be taken to the Wallingford Compost Area at no charge.
Wallingford residents may recycle natural Christmas trees at the Compost Area adjacent to the Wallingford Recycling Center on John Street until January 15, 2011. All trees must be clean. Trees delivered to the Compost Area will be ground up and used for mulch.
The Wallingford Compost Area is open Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until January 15, 2011. The Compost Area will be closed from January 16 through March 15, 2011.