Trees must be placed at the curb by 5 a.m. that day and they may not have any decorations, cannot be wrapped in plastic bags and must be removed from tree stands, city staff said.
Taneytown will not collect other yard waste or tree clippings, staff added.
The Town of Union Bridge will collect Christmas trees from its in-town residents on Jan. 12, but only for those residents who have contacted Linda Biddle at 410-775-2341 to put their address on the list.
Residents of the City of Westminster can take their Christmas trees to the designated dumpster at the skate park on Locust Lane for the entire month of January.
The city collects trees every other Monday — excluding those that are city holidays — upon request by residents. Residents must call 410-848-9077 to schedule a tree pickup, according to the city’s website.
All ornaments, decorations and lights must be removed from the festive trees, which must be removed from the stands. Trees for collection are not to be wrapped in plastic, trash bags or blankets, the city says.
Westminster saves money when residents participate in the Christmas tree recycling program by creating mulch for city park grounds, flower beds and tree pits, the website details. “Each year we are able to produce 200 tons of mulch, which saves us from having to buy it at a local supply yard.”