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Thursday, January 03, 2013

'Bring One For The Chipper' set for Jan. 5.

Courtesy City of Milton

Get those lights off and stock up on tie downs, because Saturday, Jan. 5 the City of Milton and Milton Grows Green (MGG) will once again offer Christmas tree recycling as part of Georgia's "Bring One For The Chipper" program.

This year residents may take Christmas trees to multiple locations: Milton High School's Freemanville Road entrance, (click here for directions to the school, located at 13025 Birmingham Highway) and Scottsdale Farms, (click here for directions to the business, located at 15639 Birmingham Highway). Scottsdale Farms, as well as area Home Depot locations, will offer extended drop off Dec. 26 through Jan. 5.

Tree seedlings will be handed out Jan. 5 to residents as quantities last and are donated by the Rotary Club of Alpharetta.

Volunteers from the Milton Chapter of the Young Men's Service League and the Alpharetta Rotary Club will offer assisted drop-off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 5. Tree chipping services provided by Casey Tree Experts.

Additionally, Milton Boy Scout Troop 841 will pick up trees and recycle them for a donation of $10. To schedule a pick-up, e-mail treepickup841@yahoo.com.

For more information about the chipper event, to get free mulch delivered, or to volunteer, please contact mgg@cityofmiltonga.us.

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