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Christmas tree recycling event underway in Valdosta

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Trees dropped off at Mathis Auditorium on Ashley Street to be recycled Trees dropped off at Mathis Auditorium on Ashley Street to be recycled
The sign at Mathis Auditorium indicating where residents are to drop off their trees to be recycled The sign at Mathis Auditorium indicating where residents are to drop off their trees to be recycled
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VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

With Christmas over, Valdosta's annual Christmas tree recycling event is now underway.

It's called "Bring One For The Chipper" and it runs through January 4th. You can drop off your Christmas tree at various locations around the city free of charge.

The trees will be collected and turned into wood chips which will be used to help preserve natural animal habitats throughout Valdosta and Lowndes County.

Trees can be dropped off from 9 a.m.-2p.m. in designated areas at any of the following locations:

The Home Depot on Norman Drive

The Walmart on Inner Perimeter Road

Mathis City Auditorium on Ashley Street

The Valdosta YMCA on Gornto Road

At the corner of Lawson and Lowndes Street in Hahira

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