The time has come to dispose of your Christmas tree, get those lights and decorations off of it before it becomes a fire hazard, and WLSSD makes it so convenient with a dozen drop off sites to choose from.
As you lazily stretch and yawn, you watch your neighbor through your front window raking their leaves. UGH! You know it's something on your never ending to-do list, but what do you do with all those bags of leaves.
The City of Duluth released an official storm response and restoration brief on Friday, updating the public on the city's recovery process and offering advice for debris removal and other resources. This brief will be updated with new information as things change.
Here are the highlights of the brief from Friday:
The presents have been opened and all of the gift-wrap has been recycled. No matter how long you leave your Christmas tree up - sooner or later you'll need to take it down. If it's an artificial tree - you simply return it to the box that it came out of. But if the tree in your house is of the natural or "real" variety - you need to dispose of it. But how and where do you do that?
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) is giving area residents an opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets and properly get rid of their unwanted, expired prescriptions. Their collection event is happening Friday, April 11 from 9AM to 5PM. This one day event is your chance to dispose of these medications the proper way.
If you're old enough to remember Dutch Elm Disease - when the U.S. (and northland) population of Elm trees diminished in the matter of a few years - then this news will trigger flashbacks. Officials with the City of Superior have discovered the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer within city limits. Now, plans are being devised to battle this destructive bug.