HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Don't know what to do with your Christmas tree? Have the city of Houston take care of it!
The city's 25th Annual Holiday Tree Recycling collections is underway.
The city is now collecting Christmas trees for recycling at 18 drop off locations around Houston. The city will use the trees to make mulch.
You can drop them off through January 9. You must remove all decorations, ornaments, tinsel, lights, and stands form the trees. The drop off sites are closed on New Year's Day.
Trees may be dropped off at the following eighteen (18) locations city-wide.
Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
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
Sunbeam Neighborhood Depository - 5100 Sunbeam
Monday-Saturday 8:00am to 5:00pm, CLOSED SUNDAY
Westpark Consumer Recycling Center - 5900 Westpark
Open daily, 9:00am to 6:00pm
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
Monday-Friday 7:00am to 5:30pm and Saturday 7:00am - 12pm
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.
City of Houston residents also have another option for recycling. They can place their tree curbside on their scheduled Tree Waste day. For more information, visit the city of Houston's website.