Lexington Home and Garden News – January 2021
BIA Cares hosted their annual Operation Military Cheer Toy drive with the Kentucky National Guard in December. The annual traditional toy drive has been going on since 2010, providing many KY military families and children with donations.
Christmas tree collection
Curbside collection of natural trees is available with city service, on your regular collection day on January 4 through January 29. Natural wreaths and garland with all wires and decorations removed can be placed in your grey yard waste cart.
Day of Giving
The Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS (LBAR) held a Day of Giving to support local charities during the holiday season. Lexington Habitat for Humanity was one of the ten organizations awarded a $500 donation to help cover necessary costs during a time of the year when funding is needed the most.
Garden Club of Kentucky
The Garden Club of Kentucky hosts a monthly meeting via Zoom on Thursday, January 21 at 5:30 pm, including a presentation on a gardening topic and Q&A. Come 30 minutes early for socializing in small groups in breakout rooms.
Holiday Collection Schedule
There will be no trash collection on Monday January 18 in observance of MLK Day. Makeup collection is scheduled for Wednesday Jan 20.
Recycle Holiday Decorations
Residents can drop off broken or unwanted holiday lights, including string lights, rope lights, and electric candles at one of the collection sites throughout the city until Jan 17. Drop off locations in Lexington:
- A Cup of Common Wealth
- Bluegrass United Church of Christ
- Broomwagon Bikes + Cafe
- Chocolate Holler
- Crank & Boom (Manchester St and Clays Mill locations)
- Electronics Recycling Center
- Good Foods Co-op
- Johns Run/Walk (Ashland Ave and Palomar locations)
- Lexington Visitors Center
- Perspectives Inc.
- West Sixth Brewing
This article also appears on page 20 and 21 of the January 2021 print edition of ace magazine.
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