SAVANNAH, GA – Savannah/Hilton Head International is sponsoring Bring One for the Chipper tree recycling from December 26 through January 6. Bring one for the Chipper has been a holiday tradition in Georgia for more than 20 years and is the largest tree recycling program in the nation.
The drop off site is located at the airport recycle lot on Aggett Drive. Residents are asked to remove all lights, string, wire, metal hooks, nails, ornaments, tinsel, fake snow and bags before dropping off trees. While there, they can also drop off holiday wrapping paper and cardboard in the nearby recycling container. The recycle lot is conveniently open to area residents year-round.
The recycled trees will be ground into mulch to provide ground cover that reduces soil erosion, and conserves water in landscaping at the airport. Some of the trees will also be used in the numerous airport lake and pond habitats.