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Holidays are wrapping up, here’s how to properly get rid of holiday items

Dec 27, 2022, 1:00 PM | Updated: 1:24 pm

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SALT LAKE CITY — Gift wrapping, bows, trees and everything else that make the holidays shine can be difficult to recycle. Mark Miller Subaru is making it easier for Utahns by accepting holiday gift wrapping to recycle them properly. 

Those interested can drop them off from Dec. 26 -through Dec. 31, at either of Subaru’s Salt Lake City or Sandy dealerships. The collection bins are located at the front desk of both locations. 

Those looking to dispose of their live Christmas trees can drop them off at the Saratoga Fire Station from Dec. 26 to Jan. 9. 

 

For those keeping their trees up for longer, Salt Lake Fire Captain Shaun Mumedy offered some safety tips to keep in mind.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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If you want to get rid of your tree and aren’t near Saratoga, you can also check your city’s website for disposal locations. 

Additionally, you can find a full list of holiday items that can be recycled in your blue bin here

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Holidays are wrapping up, here’s how to properly get rid of holiday items