SAN JUAN – Trash Zero Puerto Rico and Para la Naturaleza will carry out a Christmas pine recycling service this Saturday, January 16, from 9:00 in the morning to 2:00 in the afternoon in different regions of the Island.
Both organizations invited citizens on Wednesday to go to the collection centers to leave the trees for recycling and prevent them from reaching the landfills.
Metro Area – Vivero Para la Naturaleza, in the Northern Botanical Garden in Río Piedras.
East Area- Natural Reserve, Cabezas de San Juan, Las Croabas, Fajardo.
North Area- Natural Reserve, Hacienda la Esperanza in Manatí, 616 CII, La Esperanza.
South Area- Salinas Fortuna Natural Area, La Parguera in Lajas, highway 324 at kilometer 4.
For security reasons in the face of the pandemic, people will not be allowed to get out of their vehicles, everyone must use their masks and comply with the rules of physical distancing and hygiene.
All trees received must be clear of decorations and lights in order to receive them.
The recycling process consists of introducing the trees into shredders that turn them into mulch, better known as “mulch”. In this way, the product is used as a material for composting, soil restoration, and other uses in the five Nurseries belonging to the Para la Naturaleza organization.
For more information and details, you can access the social media pages of Basura Cero Puerto Rico and Para la Naturaleza.