Christmas tree recycling in Bakersfield begins day after Christmas

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -

Bakersfield College:

The City of Bakersfield is joining forces with Bakersfield College to recycle Christmas trees. 

The tree recycling service will kick off on Dec. 26th and go through Jan. 12th from 12 a.m to 11:55 p.m. 

Trees can be delivered to the southwest parking area of the campus at the intersection of Haley Street and University Avenue. 

Kern County Fairgrounds:

Christmas trees can also be dropped off for recycling at the Kern County Fairgrounds starting Dec. 27th through Jan. 12th. 

Independence High School Pick-up Service: 

The Independence High School Band and Color Guard are setting up a pick-up service for your old Christmas trees. On December 30th and January 6th students will come to your home and take away your tree to be recycled. 

Leave your empty tree on your curb and the students will do the rest. They do request a $10 donation that will go to musical equipment, instrument repairs, and more. 

Call 661-246-8706 to set up your pick-up!

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