(Click “Like” to become a fan of the Palm Coast Observer.)
For many local residents, the start of the New Year also signals a final holiday tradition: getting rid of the Christmas tree. Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free three-gallon evergreen tree in exchange at the city of Palm Coast’s sixth-annual Christmas Tree Recycling event 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Palm Coast Fuel Depot, 22 Utility Drive.
DVD and CD players, computer monitors, keyboards, old wires, Christmas tree lights, Styrofoam and gift wrap will also be accepted for recycling by Girl Scout troops 966, 987 and 1307. No TVs will be accepted.
All trees donated for recycling will be ground and used as mulch to beautify the parks and trails across Palm Coast.
“It helps the environment and saves the city and residents money by us not having to purchase as much mulch for projects,” said Palm Coast Urban Forester Carol Bennett. “There are residents who come out year after year for their free tree to plant in their yard.”
City staff requests that residents remove all decorations, lights, tinsel and ornaments from trees prior to donation.
For more information, contact Bennett at 986-3722.
Currently 0 Responses
20 Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.)
21 Flagler County Horseshoe Pitching Club
9:00 am - 11:00 am
21 Nutrition Education Program
21 Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers
Friends of A1A produce videos to promote cycling and safety along the coastal byway
The Friends of A1A has produced six new videos designed to attract more cycling visitors to the 72-mile Scenic & Historic A1A Coastal Byway that travels through St. Johns and Flagler counties. Also, AAUW awards scholarships and loggerheads have arrived.
Palm Coast offers summer recreation, tennis, golf camps for children, teens
The city of Palm Coast is planning a summer of fun and recreation for children and teens through its summer camp at Parks & Recreation, as well as summer golf and tennis camps.
Dunk tank at Arbor Day event to raise funds to end polio
The Flagler-Palm Coast High School Interact Club is hosting a celebrity dunk tank to raise awareness and donations to end polio worldwide during Palm Coast's Arbor Day event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Central Park in Town Center.