As soon as the presents are opened and the Christmas wishes are finished, most people take down their Christmas tree. Taking down the tree is as much of a family ritual as catching post Christmas day sales, but this year in Greensboro there are major changes to recycling your tree and other holiday related items.

Here’s a list of where, when and what to recycle:

Christmas Trees – Please remove all lights, decorations, stands and covers from trees before dropping them off to be recycled. Wreaths, garland and artificial trees are not accepted. The County will turn the trees into mulch for use at County parks and other facilities.