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City Offering Free Christmas Tree Collection

This special recycling program is being provided to residents as part of the city's overall effort to reduce waste and reuse and recycle discarded materials.

Christmas Tree Collection Middletown
Christmas Tree Collection Middletown
The city's Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling Program continues this month. The recycling program is being provided to residents as part of the city's overall effort to reduce waste and reuse and recycle discarded materials.

Bring Christmas trees to the City Recycling Center free of charge for recycling or place tree at the curb for collection by the Middletown Public Works Department. Trees placed at the curb will be picked must be prepared accordingly:
  1. All decorations must be removed, including tinsel.
  2. Plastic bags must also be removed.
  3. Trees should be placed butt ends facing the curb.
Trees will not be picked up until after the storm of January 2 and 3. schedule will depend upon weather conditions. Heavy snow will delay collection of the trees. 

Trees delivered directly to the Recycling Center must also have all decorations removed and be emptied from plastic bags. A Middletown driver’s license must be presented to enter the Recycling Center. There is no charge to bring trees to the Recycling Center.

Christmas trees are chipped along with regular brush from residents and the chips are given away free of charge to Middletown residents and businesses. Large loads of wood chips (more than five cubic yards) are delivered to residents free of charge. 

For information, contact the Middletown Recycling Coordinator at (860) 638-4855 or email Kim O’Rourke at kim.orourke@middletownct.gov.

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