Jan 05, 2009
The City of Mississauga's Parks and Forestry unit is holding its first tree chipping event
for residents to convert Christmas trees into wood chips for use in gardens or
Tree Chipping Event
Residents can bring their old Christmas trees to one of three locations to be chipped and then
take home the wood chips. Prior to being chipped, Christmas trees must have all decorations
removed including ornaments, tinsel and wires. All remaining wood chips will be used by the
City's Parks and Forestry unit.
Regular Christmas tree collection is also in effect the week of January 12 on regular
- Enjoy hot chocolate and a bonfire.
- Members of the City of Mississauga's Parks and Forestry unit and the Peel Region's Public
Works Education and Outreach division will be on hand to answer questions and provide tips on
tree health, composting and the organics program.
- Trees can also be dropped off ahead of time on Friday, January 9th or Saturday, January
10th, 2009 in the designated tree area at each event site.
Sunday, January 11, 2009
Noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Three tree chipping sites available:
Malton Community Centre
3540 Morning Star Drive
(Goreway Drive and Morning Star Drive)
Huron Park Recreation Centre
830 Paisley Boulevard
(Mavis Road and Dundas Street West)
Meadowvale Community Centre
6655 Glen Erin Drive
(Glen Erin Drive and Battleford Road)
For more information on the City of Mississauga's Tree Chipping Event, call
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an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens.
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