Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Tell One Friend: Unwanted Holiday Decorations and Trees

As part of reducing holiday waste, it is important to take responsible action for unwanted Christmas trees and decorations.

  • Holiday lights that no longer work and anything with a cord or battery can be dropped off at an Eco Station.
  • Artificial trees and decorations, in good condition can be donated to the Reuse Centre. If items are not in good condition, drop them off at an Eco Station free of charge.
  • Set out your natural Christmas tree for collection (with ornaments, hardware and tree stands removed) beginning on January 9. Trees will be collected by the end of January. 
  • Apartment and condo residents can take their natural trees to a community recycling depot or Eco Station, free of charge. 
Share Your Message Effectively
Try these ideas to connect with friends, family, neighbours and co-workers.

Model the Behaviour
Show friends and family how you intend to reuse holiday decorations of dispose of unwanted ones; keeping usable items out of the landfill.

Make it Normal
Have conversations with friends,family, neighbours and co-workers about what can be done with unwanted holiday decorations. 

Offer Timely Prompts

Encourage friends and family by sharing your reuse and disposal tips for unwanted holiday decorations and trees.

Give Positive Feedback
"You're keeping usable holiday decorations out of the landfill and providing an item that someone else can reuse, nice work."

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