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No Christmas tree recycling on Saturday, but pickup continues next week

Brad Williams

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Families in La Crosse will get another week to throw out their used Christmas trees.

The city recycling coordinator, Char Wagner, says there will not be tree collection on Saturday, January 9th, as printed in the 2021 Recycling Guide.

However, the collection period is being extended until January 15th, for any trees not taken away so far.

Tinsel and ornaments must be removed from the trees, and they must be set out on the boulevard by 7 a.m. on Monday, January 11th.

The city crews will not collect artificial Christmas trees or wreaths.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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