Recycle your Christmas tree at these locations

January 2, 2013 3:47:34 PM PST
The Solid Waste Management Department is encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees, saving landfill space and disposal costs. Residents can recycle their trees by dropping them off at one of 18 free drop-off recycling sites located throughout Houston.

The program runs from December 27, 2012 to January 8, 2013. In addition to the drop-off locations, residents with City of Houston collection may place their tree curbside on their scheduled tree waste day and it will be recycled. Trees that are collected for recycling will be ground into mulch that is available in bulk directly from Living Earth or available in bags at Houston retailers. The trees must have all decorations, ornaments, tinsel, lights and stands removed. Flocked trees cannot be recycled.

OPEN Wed. - Sun., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Sunbeam Neighborhood Depository - 5100 Sunbeam
  • Central Neighborhood Depository - 2240 Central St.
  • Kirkpatrick Neighborhood Depository - 5565 Kirkpatrick
  • Sommermeyer Neighborhood Depository - 14400 Sommermeyer
  • N. Main Neighborhood Depository - 9003 N. Main
  • Southwest Neighborhood Depository -10785 SW Freeway
  • Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 9am - 12pm, CLOSED SUNDAY

  • Westpark Consumer Recycling Center - 5900 Westpark
  • OPEN DAILY, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Doss Park (gates close at 5) - 2500 Frick Road
  • Memorial Park (Ball Fields 4 and 5) - 7300 Memorial Drive
  • T.C. Jester Park - 4200 T.C. Jester West
  • Kingwood ? Bens View Lane @ Bens Branch Drive
  • Elington Airport Recycling Drop-off ?HWY 3@ Brantley Road
  • MON-SAT 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CLOSED SUNDAY

  • Living Earth - 5625 Crawford Road
  • Living Earth - 1503 Industrial Drive (Gessner @ Hwy 90)
  • Living Earth - 1700 Highway 90A East
  • Living Earth - 12202 Cutten Road
  • Living Earth ? 16138 Highway 6
  • Living Earth ? 5210 S. Sam Houston Pkwy.

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