Press Release: Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Announces Christmas Tree Drop-off Locations

Local Environmentally Focused Nonprofit Seeks Trees for Upcoming Bring One for the Chipper Event

Live Trees Collected During a Previous GCB Bring One for the Chipper EventDuluth, Georgia, December 8, 2015 – With visions of sugar plums dancing in heads and tightly bound Christmas trees strapped to car rooftops, many Gwinnettians may not be thinking about what to do with their tree AFTER Christmas. However, the good folks at Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful (GCB) certainly are. As a matter of fact, they’re already looking ahead to their next big event – Bring One for the Chipper in January. In order to mark its 21st year as the largest “treecycling” event in Georgia, GCB is issuing a call for area residents to drop their live Christmas trees off to the following fire stations in the following cities between December 26, 2015 and January 16, 2016:

Buford:

Fire Station #14, 1600 Highway 23, 30518

Fire Station #24, 2735 Mall of GA Blvd., 30519

Fire Station #29, 2800 Thompson Mill Rd., 30519

Dacula:

Fire Station #17, 2739 Brooks Rd., 30019

Fire Station #27, 2825 Old Fountain Rd., 30019

Duluth:

Fire Station #5, 3001 Old Norcross Rd., 30096

Fire Station #7, 3343 Bunton Rd., 30096

Fire Station #19, 3275 N. Berkeley Lake Rd., 30096

Grayson:

Fire Station #8, 2295 Brannan Rd., 30017

Hoschton:

Fire Station #18, 1515 Mineral Springs Rd., 30548

Lawrenceville:

Fire Station #9,  1900 Five Forks-Trickum Rd., 30044

Fire Station #15, 275 S. Perry St., 30046

Fire Station #20,  1801 Cruse Rd., 30044

Fire Station #25, 3575 Lawrenceville Hwy., 30044

Lilburn:

Fire Station #2, 12 Harmony Grove Rd., 30047

Fire Station #3, 4394 Five Forks-Trickum Rd., 30047

Fire Station #22, 2180 Stone Dr., 30047

Loganville:

Fire Station #28, 3725 Rosebud Rd, 30052

Fire Station #30, 1052 Ozora Rd., 30052

Norcross:

Fire Station #1, 165 Lawrenceville St., 30071

Fire Station #11, 5885 Live Oak Pkwy., 30093

Fire Station #23, 4355 Steve Reynolds Blvd., 30093

Peachtree Corners:

Fire Station #4, 5550 Spalding Drive, 30092

Snellville:

Fire Station #6, 3890 Johnson Dr., 30039

Fire Station #12, 2815 Lenora Church Rd., 30078

Sugar Hill:

Fire Station #26, 6075 Suwanee Dam Rd., 30518

Suwanee:

Fire Station #21, 474 Old Peachtree Rd., 30024

Trees must be dropped off free of decorations, lights and stands. The collected trees will be chipped into mulch to line the grounds of local playgrounds, beautify the beds around city halls throughout the county, mark walking trails in area parks, and so much more. To learn more about Bring One for the Chipper, visit www.gwinnettcb.org.

About Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful:  Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc. (GCB) is a Keep America Beautiful affiliate and award-winning 501(c)(3) charitable organization. It boasts an expansive community-based network dedicated to finding long-term solutions to environmental and quality of life issues through individual action. The organization is guided by a 55-member Citizens Advisory Board that represents all sectors of the Gwinnett County community. A nationally recognized leader in creating cleaner, greener and more livable communities throughout Gwinnett, GCB involves more than 100,000 volunteers annually to clean and restore public places, recycle more, protect watersheds and develop the next generation of environmental stewards.  To learn more about Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, please visit www.GwinnettCB.org. 

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