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Christmas tree recycling sites now open until Jan. 31 across Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg has several spots open to dispose of Christmas trees. File / Global News

While people slowly get out of Christmas mode, the city now has numerous sites open to drop-off Christmas trees.

The “Let’s Chip In” program has been around since 1991 and has seen 381,178 trees recycled.

Prior to dropping-off trees at the approved locations, you must remove all decorations, tinsel, stands and plastic tree bags.

The program runs from Dec. 27 to Jan. 31.

Locations:

Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot

  • Mon. to Fri.: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
  • Weekends: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Closed: Jan. 1
  • 1777 Brady Rd.

Charleswood Centre

  • 24-hour access
  • 3900 Grant Ave. (Northwest corner of the Safeway parking lot along Haney Street, access off Haney Street)

Kilcona Park

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  • 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Lagimodiere Boulevard and McIvor Avenue (In the off-leash dog park parking lot)

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Kildonan Park

  • 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • 2015 Main St. (Rainbow Stage parking lot)

King’s Park

  • 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • 198 King’s Dr. (South parking lot)

Pacific 4R Winnipeg Depot

  • Weekdays (except Wed.): 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
  • Weekends: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Closed: Jan. 1, every Wednesday
  • 1120 Pacific Ave.

Panet 4R Winnipeg Depot

  • Weekdays (except Wed.): 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Weekends: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
  • Closed: Jan. 1, every Wednesday
  • 429 Panet Road

St. James Civic Centre

  • 24-hour access
  • 2055 Ness Ave. (Northwest corner parking lot)

St. Vital Park

  • 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • 190 River Rd. (South parking lot)

Vimy Arena

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  • 24-hour access
  • 255 Hamilton Ave. at Vimy Road

Winnipeg Soccer Complex

  • 24-hour access
  • 900 Waverley St. at Victor Lewis Drive

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