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January 5, 2012

University City Is Hosting A Christmas Tree And Electronics Recycling Event This Saturday, January 7

Head to Clark Park this Saturday to keep University City green. (Photo courtesy University City District)

Christmas in Philadelphia is once again eco-friendly this year, with a tree-cycling program running through Saturday, January 14.

Check out all the details on the city-wide program in our previous post.

But if you live in or are close to University City, head there this Saturday, January 7 for a recycling double-whammy: UCD is running a recycling event for both Christmas trees and electronics from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Clark Park.

Turn your tree into woodchips instead of landfill, the mulch from which will be used for neighborhood parks and gardens.

Also bring by any household electronics (anything with a plug!) for proper disposal of potentially environmentally harmful materials.

The event is sponsored by UCD and eForce Compliance, the city’s first R2 certified e-waste recycler.

Also: UCD needs a few volunteers to help out. If you can volunteer for a few hours on January 7, contact UC Green at (215) 573-4684.

UCD Christmas Tree and Electronics Recycling
When: Saturday, January 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Clark Park, 43rd Street & Chester Avenue
Cost: Free
More info: www.universitycity.org

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