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Tossing your tree

WATERLOO (KWWL) -- With Christmas over -- you're probably getting ready to take down your tree.

Christmas tree curbside collection in Waterloo begins January 6th and runs through January 16th.

Dubuque's Christmas tree pick-up is January 5th to the 19th.

Iowa City's also starts January 5th and goes til February 6th.

Cedar falls picks up trees every Monday but you have to call first.

Cedar Rapids will take your tree anytime.

In all cases, your tree should be unflocked and free from tinsel and ornaments. You also have to cute it into lengths of four-feet or less.

And there are other options -- like recycling your tree. Several area parks and nature centers will take your tree and turn it into mulch for trails or compost.

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