As our holiday season comes to a close and Christmas trees are being taken down, the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District has gathered information on how to dispose of live Christmas trees in your community. Trees must be free of all decorations and tinsel. For further information contact your local community officials.
The following locations in Ottawa County:
City of Port Clinton – (419) 734-5522
Trees will be collected by Republic Services at the curb in the city limits on Jan. 8, 9, 15 and 16 on their regular pick up day.
Village of Elmore – (419) 862-3454
Trees will be collected at the curb starting Dec. 26.
Village of Genoa – (419) 855-7791
Trees will be collected at the curb after Dec. 26.
Village of Marblehead – (419) 798-9229
Trees will be picked up at the curb through the month of January.
Village of Oak Harbor – (419) 898-1823
Place trees at the curb for pickup through the month of January.
Catawba Island Township – (419) 797-4131
Trees will be collected roadside through the month of January.
Danbury Township – (419) 734-4091
Trees may be dropped off at the designated area behind the township hall located at 5972 E. Port Clinton Rd. through the end of January.
Erie Township – (419) 635-2010
Trees may be dropped off at the old LaCarne School during the month of January, during daylight hours.
Portage Township – (419) 732-3543
Trees will be collected at the curb/road’s edge until January 31.
Salem Township – (419) 898-4494
Trees will be accepted at the Salem Township Union Cemetery through the month of January.
For more information regarding Christmas tree disposal, the District recommends that you contact your township, city or village at the phone number listed. Contact the District for recycling information and events at www.recycleoss.org. Join us on Facebook at: Ottawa Sandusky Seneca Green Recycling Scene and hit like. Follow Twitter: OSS Solid Waste @Aim2BGreen. Call the District’s main office at 419-334-7222 or toll-free at 1-888-850-7224.