Residents May Leave Bare Christmas Trees Out With Garbage on Monday, January 4th through Friday, January 8th
YONKERS, NY – December 30, 2020 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, along with Department of Public Works Commissioner Tom Meier, today announced “Recycling Reminders” for Yonkers residents throughout the remaining holiday season. Beginning Monday, January 4th and ending Friday, January 8th, residents may leave their bare, Christmas trees out with their garbage to be picked up for proper environmental composting. Residents also may bring trees to the City’s Organic Yard at 610 Nepperhan Avenue between 7am-3pm, Monday-Saturday.
“The holiday season produces additional opportunities to recycle,” said Mayor Spano. “Our DPW crews and services are ready and able to assist our residents clean up from the whirlwind of the holiday season and start the new year on a clean slate.”
Holiday recycling reminders include:
- Residents are urged to put out all Christmas wrapping paper & cardboard onWednesday, January 6, 2020
- Electronics are not permitted in the trash. Please drop off electronics at the Yonkers Recycling Center to be recycled
- Old clothes can be discarded at the Yonkers Recycling Center
“The Department of Public Works is working diligently to promote recycling whenever possible as waste disposal dramatically increases in the coming weeks,” said DPW Commissioner Tom Meier. “We encourage residents to review these holiday reminders and take part in helping Yonkers operate as effectively as possible.”
The City of Yonkers Recycling Center is located at 735 Saw Mill River Road, is open Monday – Saturday, 7:30AM – 4:15PM, and is closed on Sundays.
SOURCE: Christina Gilmartin | Communications Director | Office of the Mayor