Drop off bare trees from Dec. 26 to Jan. 7
Show Low, AZ (December 7, 2015) – After a year’s hiatus, Christmas tree recycling returns this holiday season. Help the environment and drop off your bare Christmas tree (no ornaments, wire hooks, lights, tinsel, etc.) for recycling between Dec. 26 and Jan. 7 in the designated area next to Frontier Park behind the Navajo County Public Health Services Building at 650 N. 9th Place in Show Low.
This region-wide recycling event is a partnership between the City of Show Low and Novo Power. The recycled trees will be transported to the Novo Power Biomass plant in Snowflake where they will be ground up and used as fuel to generate electric power.
The Novo Power biomass plant is a 25-megawatt electrical generation plant located on the former Catalyst Paper Corporation property. The plant began commercial operations in June 2008 and generates power primarily fueled by wood waste from forest thinning projects in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Novo Power is currently selling its electrical power output to Arizona Public Service (APS) and Salt River Project (SRP) under 20-year purchase agreements.