Keep the Midlands Beautiful will hold its Grinding of the Greens Christmas tree recycling program December 26 – January10. Hours and locations vary.

Drop-off locations are in Lexington and Richland Counties:

301 Ball Park Road, Lexingtion, Monday – Wednesday – Friday, Saturday – 7 am – 7 pm, Sunday – 3– 7 pm.

6109 Bush River Road, Columbia. Monday – Wednesday – Friday, Saturday – 7 am – 7 pm, Sunday – 3 – 7 pm.

2800 Trotter Rd Hopkins Monday – Friday – 2-9 pm, Saturday – 9-8 pm, Sunday – 1-6 pm

121 Humane Lane, Columbia. (off Shop Road across from SPCA). Monday – Friday – 8:30 am – 4 pm

103 Distant Lane, Chapin, Monday – Wednesday – Friday, Saturday – 7 am – 7 pm, Sunday – 3-7 pm.

900 Clemson Road. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 9-6 pm

1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin. (next to Chapin Middle School). Daily – 7:30 am – 11 pm

325 Landfill Lane, Lexington. Monday – Wednesday – Friday, Saturday – 7 am – 7 pm, Sunday – 3 – 7 pm.

Fort Jackson Recycling Center – Building #6568 on Lee Road, Fort Jackson. (Enter the Fort through Gate 2 on Forest Drive. After Burger King, turn left onto Lee Road.) Monday – Friday – 7 am – 3 pm, Saturday – 8:30 – 3:30 pm.

1712 Chadford Road, Irmo. Monday – Friday – 2-9 pm, Saturday – 9-8 pm, Sunday – 1-6 pm

Hollow Creek Tree Farm – 228 Windmill Road, Gilbert.

Lexington Co. C&D Landfill – 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington. Monday – Saturday – 7 am – 4:30 pm

Lexington Co. Sandhills Collection Center – 3241 Charleston Highway, Cayce. Monday – Wednesday – Friday, Saturday 7 am – 7 pm, Sunday 3 – 7 pm.

Lower Richland Drop off Location – 10531 Garners Ferry Road, Eastover, 29044. Monday – Saturday 8-5 pm. Sunday 12:30-5 pm

730 Polo Road, Columbia. Monday – Friday – 2-9 pm, Saturday – 9-8 pm, Sunday 1-6 pm

Richland Co. C&D Landfill – 1070 Caughman Road, North (off Monticello). Monday – Friday 8 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday 12:30 – 5:30 pm

Richland Co. Tennis Center– 7500 Parklane Road Columbia. Monday – Friday – 2-9 pm, Saturday – 9-8 pm, Sunday – 1-6 pm

Seven Oaks Park – 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia. (Near the intersection of St. Andrews and Piney Grove Roads.)

South Carolina State Farmers Market – 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia.

Southeast Collection Center–538 Martin Neese Road, Swansea Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 7 am-7 pm, Sunday – 3 pm-7 pm

St. Andrews Park- 920 Beatty Road, Columbia 29210. Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 2 -9 pm, Saturday – 9 am – 8 pm, Sunday – 1-6 pm

Remember to remove the tree from its stand. Remove all ornamentation, lights, garlands, wires, strings or ties. Drop off trees only – no wreaths or other greenery will be accepted.

Free mulch from the recycled Christmas trees will be available to the public January 12 at Seven Oaks Park – 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia. (near the intersection of St. Andrews and Piney Grove Roads); and at the South Carolina State Farmers Market – 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. From 8:30 am until the mulch runs out.

Grinding is provided by ASPLUNDH.

For a complete list of drop-off locations and other inquiries, please call 803-733-1139 or visit www.keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org. For more information, call 803-733-1139 or visit www.KeepTheMidlandsBeautiful.org.

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