San Leandro residents can recycle their unwanted holiday lights through Jan. 14 at the Public Works Service Center, city officials announced on Twitter.

Recycling is available from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday at the center at 14200 Chapman Road.

The service is for San Leandro residents only, according to city officials.

Residents are asked to remove all excess bags and packaging. All lengths and colors of lights are accepted.

Compact fluorescent lamps, extension cords, pre-lit Christmas trees and lighted garland/wreaths are not being accepted.

More information is available online.

Keith Burbank is currently a fulltime reporter covering Alameda County and Oakland news for Bay City News. He has also worked on the Data Points project for Local News Matters, finding trends and stories about the region through data. In 2019, he was a California Fellow at the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism, producing a series about homeless deaths in Santa Clara County. He worked as a swing shift editor for the newswire for several years as well. Outside of journalism, Keith enjoys computer programming, math, economics and music.