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Valdosta Residents Have Few Days Left To Take Part In Christmas Tree Recycling Event

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South Georgia residents have a few days left to dispose of their Christmas trees at a recycling event. The “Bring one for the Chipper” event in Valdosta ends Saturday.

The Christmas tree recycling event has many sponsors, including the City of Valdosta and Keep Lowndes-Valdosta Beautiful. It started just after Christmas Day last year and will continue through Saturday.

So, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, residents can still drop off their used trees at the following locations: the Home Depot on Norman Drive, the Super Walmart on Inner Perimeter Road, and Mathis City Auditorium on North Ashley Street.

Each person who delivers a tree at any of those locations on Saturday only will receive a free tree seedling.

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Sascha Cordner has more than ten years of public radio experience. It includes working at NPR member station WUFT-FM in Gainesville for several years. She's worked in both radio and TV, serving in various capacities as a reporter, producer and anchor. She's also a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications. She is the recipient of 15 awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), and Edward R. Murrow. Her award-winning stories include her coverage on the infamous “Dozier School for Boys” and a feature titled "Male Breast Cancer: Lost in the Sea of Pink." Currently, Sascha serves as the host and producer of local and state news content for the afternoon news program "All Things Considered" at WFSU. Sascha primarily covers criminal justice and social services issues. When she's not reporting, Sascha likes catching up on her favorite TV shows, singing and reading. Follow Sascha Cordner on Twitter:@SaschaCordner.