Towns conti­nue Ch­rist­mas tree pick up

L'Etoile - - IN OTHER WORDS -

Ma­ny Vau­dreuil-Sou­langes towns be­gan the an­nual task of col­lec­ting and com­pos­ting real Ch­rist­mas trees fol­lo­wing the ho­li­day sea­son.

People who would like to dis­pose of such trees in a safe and en­vi­ron­men­tal way can leave them by the side of the road. Ho­we­ver, all trees must be clea­red of any or­na­ments, lights and all strands of tin­sel.

If your town is not lis­ted be­low, call your mu­ni­ci­pal town hall to in­quire if they will hold a ho­li­day tree col­lec­tion.

Saint-La­zare

Saint-La­zare be­gan its 10-day ho­li­day tree col­lec­tion per­iod this week, on Ja­nua­ry 10 at 7 a.m.

Re­si­dents who would like to leave trees that will be com­pos­ted can do so by pla­cing them on their pro­per­ty, close to five feet from the street.

The town warns that trees will be col­lec­ted when wea­ther per­mits.

The re­sul­ting com­post will be given to lo­cal gro­wers. For in­for­ma­tion on ob­tai­ning free com­post, call the town at 450 424-8000.

Hud­son

Hud­son star­ted a Ch­rist­mas tree re­cy­cling pro­gram this year. Ac­cor­ding to Go Green Hud­son, trees can be drop­ped off up un­til Ja­nua­ry 15 at the mu­ni­ci­pal snow dump, lo­ca­ted at 26, rue Wharf.

Once there, trees will be chip­ped and la­ter used for land­sca­ping or com­pos­ting. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 450 458-0222.

Vau­dreuil-Do­rion

Vau­dreuil-Do­rion will col­lect dis­car­ded Ch­rist­mas trees from Ja­nua­ry 10 to 14. Bet­ween those dates, re­si­dents can place trees by the side of the road for­wor­kers to col­lect.

Meanw­hile, those wan­ting to speed up the pro­cess can take their trees - up un­til Ja­nua­ry 21 - to Va­lois Park. People can al­so put the trees by the side of the road on days when large items are col­lec­ted by gar­bage wor­kers.

L'Île-Per­rot

L'Île-Per­rot re­si­dents are in­vi­ted to par­ti­ci­pate in the ho­li­day tree col­lec­tion that will take place five days a week un­til Ja­nua­ry 15. Pu­blicWorks em­ployees will com­post the trees.

Anyone missing out on the dates can bring their trees af­ter Ja­nua­ry 15 to 253, mon­tée Sa­ga­la.

For­more in­for­ma­tion, call 514 453-1751, ex­ten­sion 244.

Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Per­rot

Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Per­rot wor­kers will col­lect trees fromJa­nua­ry 10 to 14.

PHOTO KRIS­TI­NA EDSON

Saint-La­zare re­si­dents are as­ked to place ho­li­day trees at least five feet fromthe road.

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