The City of New Bedford Department of Facilities and Fleet Management announced today that Christmas trees will be collected curbside during the week of Monday, January 13, 2014, through Friday, January 17, 2014. During this week, all trees should be placed curbside on the same day as the designated residential solid waste collection day.
The City will not collect Christmas Trees curbside at any other time.
In addition, for those New Bedford residents wishing to dispose of their Christmas trees at alternate dates/times, the city has designated drop-off areas at the following locations:
- East Rodney French Boulevard Beach Parking Lot (Between Hudson and Seymour Streets)
- Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station Monday (1103 Shawmut Ave.) Monday through Friday 7:30A.M.—3:30 P.M.
- Brooklawn Park (Near Pony League Field, enter at Irvington Street)
- Pine Hill Park (Phillips Road)
All trees, whether disposed of curbside or at a drop-off location, must be free of stands, ornaments, lights and shall not be in bags.
Residents with questions on this matter are encouraged to contact the Department of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance at (508) 979-1520.