Parting ways with your Christmas tree

| 10/01/2019 | 0 Comments

If you do not place your Christmas tree in one of the bins that the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has put out by their deadline, what are the options for dealing with the tree?


Ask Auntie, CNS Local Life, Caymanian statusAuntie’s answer: While I can’t really take issue with the 18 January cut-off date to drop off your Christmas tree, I can also understand that some people have a hard time letting go, preferring to enjoy the pine scent until the falling needles start to take over the floor.

If you are a Christmas-tree holdout, you will have to make your own way to the landfill to the 24-hour drop-off site at the entrance, a DEH official explained, adding that all wires and ornaments should be removed first.

And in that case, any trees brought in after 18 January will be shredded along with other vegetative waste and eventually used as landfill cover material.

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