Towns continue Christmas tree pick up
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 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 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 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 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 workers will collect trees fromJanuary 10 to 14.
Saint-Lazare residents are asked to place holiday trees at least five feet fromthe road.