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Where to recycle Christmas trees, cooking oil

Posted at 6:21 PM, Dec 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-26 21:21:28-05

The City of Henderson encourages residents to give their holiday trees a new lease on life through recycling. From December 26, 2015, through January 14, 2016, residents can drop off their live holiday trees during regular park hours at eight Henderson locations:
-- Acacia Park, 50 Casa del Fuego St.
-- Anthem Hills Park, 2256 N. Reunion Dr.
-- Arroyo Grande Sports Complex, 298 Arroyo Grande Blvd.
-- Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 E. Green Valley Pkwy.
-- Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Dr.
-- Morrell Park, 500 Harris St.
-- Pecos Legacy Park, 150 Pecos Rd.
-- Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.

UNLV and the Springs Preserve have teamed up to offer residents 30 places to drop off their Christmas trees. The program runs through Dec. 26 through Jan. 15. Click here for a complete list of the locations. 

The Clark County Water Reclamation District asks residents to recycle their holiday cooking oil.  There are four locations throughout the valley for residents to drop off their cooking oil to be recycled into biofuel.

Collection will be available Saturday, December 26 through Friday, January 15 during park hours at Desert Breeze Park and Community Center (southwest of the pool area) at 8275 Spring Mountain Road, Dr. William U. Pearson Park and Community Center at 1625 W. Carey Avenue, Mountain Crest Park at 4701 N. Durango and Sunset Park (Administration Building parking lot) at 2601 E. Sunset Road.