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Christmas tree recycling highlights composting in Riverside County

 

Last updated 12/28/2017 at Noon



RIVERSIDE – The holiday season always ends with plenty of returns and people can return their natural Christmas tree to the ground it grew in by dropping it off at a Riverside County landfill to be recycled into a nutrient-rich soil amendment.

Through the free Christmas tree drop-off program, natural trees collected at the Badlands and Lamb Canyon landfills will be chipped and combined with food waste from the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning to create compost. The food-waste composting pilot program at Lamb Canyon is an innovative way to ensure that organic waste is diver...



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