SPARTA, NJ – The township department of public works will be picking up Christmas trees from Thursday, January 2 through Friday, January 17.

Residents must put the trees by 7 a.m.  The trees must not have any decorations, lights, tinsel or stands.  They cannot be in a bag.  Wreaths and branches will not be collected.

The township asks that trees be secured three feet off the street along the curb for collection.  Trees put out after January 17 will not be collected.