RGV Cities Asking Residents to Recycle Christmas Trees
WESLACO – Several Rio Grande Valley cities are asking people to recycle their trees this year.
Some of the Christmas trees will be used for mulch, which works as a natural insect repellant.
The city of Harlingen is taking the trees to South Padre Island where they’ll be used to fortify the sand dunes.
Below is a list of several locations throughout the Valley where trees can be recycled.
Harlingen (Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
1006 South Commerce Street
McAllen Recycling Center: 4101 North Bentsen Road
McAllen Composting Facility: 15201 North 29th Street
Edinburg (starting on Jan. 7)
Edinburg Landfill: 8601 Jasman Road
Edinburg Recycling & Educational Center: 3102 Business 281
South Padre Island (Sat. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
4501 Padre Boulevard