Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- As in years past, local municipalities are offering Christmas Tree Grinding starting today.
Christmas tree Drop-off Locations
Richland & Lexington Counties
December 26, 2011 - January 10, 2012
Blythewood Drop-Off Recycling Facility - 311 Blythewood Road, Blythewood 29106.
Caughman Road Park - 2800 Trotter Road, Columbia 29061. M-F 2-9 PM, Sat 9-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM.
City of Columbia Compost Facility -121 Humane Lane, Columbia 29209 (off Shop Road across from the SPCA). Open M-F, 8:30 AM - 4PM.
Clemson Institute for Economic & Community Development - 900 Clemson Road, Columbia 29229
Crooked Creek Park - 1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin 29036 (next to Chapin Middle School). Open daily 7:30 AM - 11 PM.
Friarsgate Park - 1712 Chadford Rd., Irmo 29063. M-F 2-9 PM, Sat 9-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM.
Forest Lake Park - 6820 Wedgefield Rd., Columbia 29206. M-F 2-9 PM, Sat 9-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM.
Fort Jackson Recycling Center - Building #5671 on Lee Road, Fort Jackson,. (Enter the Fort through Gate 2 on Forest Drive. After Burger King, turn left onto Lee Road.) Open Mon - Fri 7 AM - 3 PM and Sat 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
Holiday Inn - 110 McSwain Drive, West Columbia 29169.
Hollow Creek Tree Farm - 228 Windmill Road, Gilbert 29054 www.hollowcreektreefarm.com
Lexington Co. C&D Landfill - 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington 29073. Open Mon - Sat 7AM - 4:30 PM
Lexington Co. Sandhills Collection Center - 3241 Charleston Hwy., Cayce 29172. Open Mon, Weds, Fri, Sat 7 AM - 7 PM and Sun 3 - 7 PM.
Lexington Co. Southeast Collection Center - 538 Martin Neese Rd, Swansea 29160. Open Mon, Weds, Fri, Sat 7 AM - 7 PM and Sun 3- 7 PM.
Meadowlake Park - 600 Beckman Rd., Columbia 29203. M-F 2-9 PM, Sat 9-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM.
North Springs Park - 1320 Clemson Rd., Columbia 29229. M-F 2-9 PM, Sat 9-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM.
Polo Road Park - 730 Polo Road, Columbia 29223. M-F 2-9 PM, Sat 9-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM.
Richland Co. C&D Landfill - 1070 Caughman Road North, Columbia 29203 (off Monticello). Open M-F 7 AM - 4:30 PM, Sat 7 AM - noon
Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church - 5508 Sunset Blvd. (Highway 378), Lexington 29072.
Seven Oaks Park - 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia 29210. (near the intersection of St. Andrews and Piney Grove Roads)
South Carolina State Farmers Market - 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia 29172.
For more information, call (803) 733-1139 or visit www.KeepTheMidlandsBeautiful.org
Please remember to remove the tree from its stand. Remove all ornamentation, lights, garlands, wires, strings or ties.
Drop off trees only
- no wreaths or other greenery will be accepted.
Free mulch from the recycled Christmas trees will be available to the public on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at:
Seven Oaks Park - 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia 29210. (near the intersection of St. Andrews and Piney Grove Roads).
South Carolina State Farmers Market - 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia 29172. from 9 a.m. until the mulch runs out.