City of Oak Ridge helping recycle Christmas trees

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The City of Oak Ridge's Recreation and Parks Department is helping residents recycle old Christmas trees this Saturday.

You can drop off Christmas trees at:

- Big Turtle Park, 2525 Oak Ridge Turnpike
- Solway Park, 205 Edgemoor Road

Trees will be accepted through the end of January; however, on Jan. 12 and 19, crews will be on hand to assist with help unloading them at the Big Turtle Park location.

The department asks people to remove all tinsel and decorations before dropping them off.