Curbside recycling pickup of Christmas trees in East Baton Rouge Parish, except for Baker and Zachary, begins Monday and will continue through Jan. 20, city-parish officials said.

People must remove tinsel, metal stands, lights and ornaments from the trees before placing them at the curb.

In addition to the curbside pickup, the following drop-off collection sites will accept trees through Jan. 28:

  • Independence Park, 7500 Independence Blvd.
  • Highland Road Park, 14024 Highland Road.
  • Kathy Drive Park, off O’Neal Lane near Team Toyota.
  • Flannery Road Park, 801 S. Flannery Road.
  • Pecue Wood Recycling Facility, 9455 Pecue Lane.
  • LSU, Skip Bertman Drive in lot across from Vet School.