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Lake County recycling holiday trees

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The Lake County Forest Preserve District is accepting holiday trees at sites through Feb. 1. Donated trees are chipped and used for trails and landscaping.

Trees can be brought to marked sites only at the following forest preserves, open daily from 6:30 a.m. to sunset: Grant Woods in Fox Lake; Greenbelt in Waukegan; Half Day in Vernon Hills; Heron Creek in Long Grove; Lakewood in Wauconda; Old School in Libertyville; Ryerson Woods in Deerfield; and, Van Patten Woods in Wadsworth.

Only undecorated, real Christmas trees can be accepted. No yard waste. Commercial drop-offs are prohibited.

Visit http://www.lcfpd.org/holiday-tree-recycling/ for specific locations.

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