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Christmas Tree Recycling Period Runs Now Through Mid-January

Christmas Tree Recycling Period Runs Now Through Mid-January

The Christmas tree recycling period is underway in Catawba County. Trees and other natural decorations will be accepted curbside and at all five Solid Waste Convenience Centers located around Catawba County now through January 15, 2022. Please remove all ornaments, bases, or other decorations before recycling.

Residents who have curbside collection service with Republic Services may put their used Christmas tree out with their garbage on their curbside collection day. Trees will be picked up by a separate Republic Services truck.

Some municipalities in Catawba County are handling tree pickup separately within their boundaries, so residents of municipalities should check with the government office in their city or town to be sure of the schedule and procedure they should follow.

County Solid Waste Convenience Centers will accept Christmas trees and other natural decorations between now and January 15 only. Convenience Center locations and regular operating hours are as follows.

Blackburn Convenience Center at 3864 Rocky Ford Road in Newton across from the Blackburn Landfill. The hours of operation are from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Bethany Church Road Convenience Center at 2436 Bethany Church Road in Newton. Hours of Operation are from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Cooksville Convenience Center at 3659 Rhoney Farm Road in Vale. Hours of Operation are 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Oxford Convenience Center at 4637 Lookout Dam Road in Catawba. Hours of Operation are 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Sherrills Ford Convenience Center at 8876 Sherrills Ford Road in Sherrills Ford. The Hours of Operation are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

All Convenience Centers will close on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Christmas trees are always accepted at the Blackburn Construction and Demolition Landfill which was scheduled to resume its regular schedule Tuesday (December 28). For more information, visit the County’s Solid Waste website at