Brevard Solid Waste Management Asks Citizens to Remove Christmas Lights From Trees Before Disposing

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improper handling of Christmas tree lights impacts the environment

Brevard County Solid Waste Management is asking citizens to remove Christmas lights from their tree before disposing of them. Pictured above is a bin full of Christmas lights that had to be removed from trees that were set out for pick up. (Brevard County Solid Waste Management image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Solid Waste Management is asking citizens to remove Christmas lights from their tree before disposing of them. 

Improper handling of lights is a costly issue that also causes more environmental impact from added transport.

The Brevard County Solid Waste Management mission is to protect public health by providing an efficient and environmentally sound Solid Waste Management System for Brevard County’s Customers.

Brevard County Solid Waste Management facilities consist of two landfills, including the Central Disposal Facility in Cocoa and the Sarno Landfill in Melbourne.

Two transfer stations are at Sarno and Titusville and the Mockingbird Mulching Facility and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers are located at the Central Disposal Facility, Sarno Landfill and Mockingbird Mulching Facility.

Pictured above is a bin full of Christmas lights that had to be removed from trees that were set out for pick up. (Brevard County Solid Waste Management image)
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