KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – After the New Year, Knox County residents can bring their unwanted, live Christmas trees to participating Knox County Convenience Centers for free disposal.

Knox County residents will be able to drop off trees throughout the entire month of January at no cost. Trees must be cleaned of all ornaments, lights, wire, string and other decor before bringing them to a center.

For more information visit or contact Michael Grider at (865) 215-4750 (office) or (865) 363-8681 (cell).

What:     Christmas tree recycling
When:    Throughout the month of January 2015

Where:   Dutchtown Convenience Center – 10618 Dutchtown Rd
              Halls Convenience Center – 3608 Neal Dr
              John Sevier Convenience Center – 1810 John Sevier Hwy
              Powell Convenience Center – 7311 Morton View Ln
              Tazewell Pike Convenience Center – 7201 Tazewell Pike