Morning Notes

Friends of Mount Vernon Trail replacing damaged boards — “Volunteers made multiple repairs to broken and rotting bridge deck boards this year. Help us by a few 2×8 replacement boards and screws by donating today” [Twitter]

Plastic bag tax starts Jan. 1 in Alexandria, Fairfax County — “Starting Jan. 1, businesses in Alexandria will be charging you 5-cents per single-use plastic bag that you use from local grocery stores, convenience stores and drug stores.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

How to recycle Christmas trees in Alexandria in 2022 — “Christmas tree recycling will be provided by City of Alexandria trash collection services after the New Year’s holiday.” [Patch]