'Bring One for the Chipper' on Jan. 5
Help the environment by recycling your holiday tree on Saturday, Jan. 5. Bring One for the Chipper is an annual Christmas tree recycling program. As a Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation affiliate, Keep Cobb Beautiful staff works with sponsors to organize the recycling event in Cobb.
Since its inception, the program has recycled an estimated 5.9 million Christmas trees statewide. Mulch from these trees has been used for playgrounds, local government beautification projects and individual yards.
Live undecorated and unflocked Christmas trees will be accepted Saturday, Jan. 5 only from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following Home Depot and PARKS locations in Cobb:
- 3355 Cobb Parkway, Acworth
- 1200 East-West Connector, Austell
- 2350 Dallas Highway, Marietta
- 4101 Roswell Road NE, Marietta
- 449 Roberts Court NW, Kennesaw
- 3605 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta
- 1062 Richard Sailors Parkway, Powder Springs
- 1655 Shiloh Road, Kennesaw
- Lost Mountain Park, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs
- Noonday Creek Park, 489 Hawkins Store Road, Kennesaw
- Fullers Park, 3499 Robinson Road, Marietta
Event sponsors include Home Depot, Davey Tree Expert Company, TAG Grinding Services Inc. and Cobb County PARKS. Many local sponsors and volunteers also make contributions and provide in-kind services. Free mulch will be available. For more information, call 770-528-1135 or visit keepcobbbeautiful.org.