The city of Defiance plans to have its waste removal drivers watch for Christmas trees next week. A truck will then be sent out to pick them up.
Each year, the trees are collected and taken out to the Ottawa River Beagle Club on Christy Road, where they are used on the property for rabbit cover.
In Henry County, the Napoleon Firemen’s Association will pick up Christmas trees in the city starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. Residents who want to dispose of a Christmas tree are asked to have it at the curb before 8 a.m.
In Hicksville, people there say trees are typically used in ponds for fish and out in the woods or fields for pheasant habitat, but people can leave their Christmas trees at the curb for village employees to pick up. Hicksville residents also have the option of dropping off the pine trees at the recycling center, where they will be chipped for mulch.