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Reminder: trash pickup delayed one day due to holidays; Christmas tree collection in January

Christmas tree are ready to be picked up during Light Up Lester at Doggie Depot in Downers Grove on Nov. 23. Proceeds from the tree sales are going toward an inclusive playground at Lester School in Downers Grove.
Christmas tree are ready to be picked up during Light Up Lester at Doggie Depot in Downers Grove on Nov. 23. Proceeds from the tree sales are going toward an inclusive playground at Lester School in Downers Grove.

DeKALB – Lakeshore Recycling Systems will also conduct its annual Christmas tree collection during the first two weeks of January.

Flocked trees, trees with shiners, tinsel, light bulbs, glitter, wire or plastic, or in plastic bags will not be collected, according to a news release from the City of DeKalb.

Live and artificial trees ready for recycling should be completely free of light bulbs also.

For questions or more information about holiday refuse collection, call 815-770-7550.

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