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Suwanee Christmas tree recycling begins Wednesday

SUWANEE -- Once Christmas celebrations are over, Christmas trees can be recycled at Sims Lake Park beginning on Wednesday.

The city of Suwanee will participate in the Keep Georgia Beautiful program called "Bring One for the Chipper" where discarded Christmas trees will be turned into mulch at Suwanee parks. Trees will be accepted at Sims Lake Park, 4600 Suwanee Dam Road from Wednesday through Jan. 19.

On Jan. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., residents who drop off their trees will receive flower and vegetable seed packets, while supplies last. Volunteers will also be available to help unload trees.

Adults and teens who would like to volunteer to help on Jan. 5 should contact Tammy Hiler at thiler@suwanee.com or 770-945-8996.

Other locations around Gwinnett to recycle trees:

Buford, Fire Station 14, 1600 Ga. Highway 23, Fire Station 24, 2735 Mall of Ga. Blvd., Fire Station 29, 2800 Thompson Mill Road; Dacula, Fire Station 17, 2739 Brooks Road, Fire Station 27, 2825 Old Fountain Road; Duluth, Fire Station 5, 3001 Old Norcross Road, Fire Station 7, 3343 Bunton Road; Fire Station 19, 3275 N. Berkeley Lake Road; Grayson, Fire Station 8, 2295 Brannan Road; Hoschton, Fire Station 18, 1515 Mineral Springs Road; Lawrenceville, Fire Station 9, 1900 Five Forks-Trickum Road, Fire Station 15, 275 S. Perry St., Fire Station 20, 1801 Cruse Road, Fire Station 25, 3575 Lawrenceville Highway; Lilburn, Fire Station 2, 12 Harmony Grove Road, Fire Station 3, 4394 Five Forks-Trickum Road, Fire Station 22, 2180 Stone Drive; Loganville, Fire Station 28, 3725 Rosebud Road, Fire Station 30, 1052 Ozora Road; Norcross, Fire Station 1, 165 Lawrenceville St., Fire Station 4, 5550 Spalding Drive, Fire Station 11, 5885 Live Oak Parkway, Fire Station 23, 4355 Steve Reynolds Blvd.; Snellville, Fire Station 6, 3890 Johnson Drive, Fire Station 12, 2815 Lenora Church Road; Sugar Hill, Fire Station 26, 6075 Suwanee Dam Road.