Residents of one of Kyiv's districts handed over 100 Christmas trees for recycling

Residents of one of Kyiv's districts handed over 100 Christmas trees for recycling

Katerina Belousova

Only live trees without decorative ornaments are accepted for disposal

In Kyiv, residents of Solomyansky district handed over more than 100 Christmas pines and fir trees for recycling as of Tuesday, January 9.

By the end of the month, there will be 44 collection points for holiday trees in the city, the Kyivzelenbud utility company reports on Facebook.

Kyivzelenbud CEO Yuriy Bakhmat emphasized that in 2023, Kyiv residents handed over about 4,000 fir and pine trees for recycling. Most of the trees were brought in at the end of January.

"For greater convenience and time saving of citizens, communal enterprises have set up several collection points in each district. In total – 44. Choose the one closest to your home and bring the New Year tree for ecological disposal, do not throw it in the trash," he said.

It is noted that the collected Christmas trees are processed on a special chipping mechanism to further maintain the green areas of the city.

Only live trees without decorative ornaments are accepted for disposal.

Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that from January 4 until the end of the month, 44 points of reception of New Year's trees will be open, where trees will be collected for ecological disposal in order to give them a "second life".

As EcoPolitic previously reported, inhabitants of Kyiv in 2023 submitted 19,500 mercury-containing energy-saving and fluorescent lamps for disposal.

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