Plenty of Christmas tree drop-off locations

Red Deer firefighters are picking up trees as well until Jan. 20

In addition to the Red Deer Firefighters annual pick-up service, Red Deerians can

also drop off natural Christmas trees at various drop-off sites in the city.

Trees will be chipped and the wood mulch reused in city parks. Residents can drop off trees until

Jan. 25 at the following locations:

• Downtown: 43rd Street and 48th Avenue – In the parking lot near the tennis courts

• Bower: 36 Barrett Drive — Under the AltaLink power lines

• Eastview Estates: 120 Ellenwood Drive — Eastview recreation site

• Normandeau: Northeast corner of Nance Avenue and Niven Street intersection

• Kentwood: Northeast corner of Kendrew Drive and Kent Street intersection

• Oriole Park: West side of Overdown Drive and north of Ohio Close

• Timberstone: West side of Timberstone Way at Teasdale Drive

• Davenport: West side of Dempsey Street at Drummond Avenue

• Ironstone: Southeast corner of Ironstone Drive and Inglewood Drive intersection

• West Park: Southeast corner of 43 Street and 60 Ave intersection

• Vanier Woods: East side of Viscount Drive — Under the Altalink power lines

• Johnstone Crossing: North of Jewel Street at Jacob Crescent intersection

Residents are reminded to remove all decorations, bags, tarps and tinsel from the trees to allow

for the safe chipping and reuse of material. Dispose of Christmas trees in the cleared and

marked areas of these sites.

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