Bubble wrap, bows, ribbons, lights, gift cards, used food trays, soft plastic casing, tissue paper.
Throw away in your curbside trash.
Real Christmas Trees
Real pine Christmas tree.
One designated week per year in January. You MUST CHECK your collection calendar at cityofmalden.org/trash to find out the exact date. On that date, leave your REAL tree at your curbside on your trash day of that designated week. The tree must be free from all decorations including tinsel, lights or any decorations. Please DO NOT wrap tree in plastic or shrink wrap - it will not be accepted.
Common Holiday Recyclables
Wrapping paper (paper and non metalic, non-cellophane), rinsed foil tins, cardboard, rinsed plastic food containers, holiday cards, gift bags without bows or string.
Put out for your curbside recycling.
Artificial Christmas Tree
Plastic or any type of artificial Christmas tree.
Throw away as your one bulk item per week.
Bulk amounts of #6 EPS Styrofoam
Bring to DPW yard at 356 Commercial Street and ask for instructions.