Where to recycle your Christmas tree, wreaths in Phoenix

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- The Public Works Department offers Phoenix residents a green-friendly way to dispose of their Christmas trees and wreaths.

Items are accepted at no charge, but the department would like to remind residents of the following.

  • Bring trees unbagged
  • Remove all decorations, lights and tinsel
  • Remove nails/metal stakes and tree stands
  • Secure trees during transport with material that can be cut off or untied easily
  • Only dispose of trees in designated, marked areas
  • Sites accept single trees from Phoenix residents

If you have additional questions call 602-495-3762.

Now through Sunday Jan. 4, 2015, you can drop your trees or wreaths off at any of the following recycling locations.
North Phoenix

  • Deer Valley Park, 19th Avenue and Utopia Road
  • Paradise Valley Park, 40th Street south of Union Hills Drive
  • Sereno Park, 56th Street and Sweetwater Avenue
  • Cactus Park, 38th Avenue and Cactus Road
  • Mountain View Park, Seventh Avenue south of Peoria Avenue

Central Phoenix

  • Marivue Park, 59th Avenue and Osborn Road
  • Washington Park, 23rd Avenue and Maryland Avenue
  • Madison Park, 16th Street and Glenrosa Avenue
  • Los Olivos Park, 28th Street and Devonshire Avenue
  • Desert West Park, 67th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard

South Phoenix

  • El Reposo Park, Seventh Street and Alta Vista Road
  • Mountain Vista Park, 50th Street just north of Ray Road
  • Desert Foothills Park, Desert Foothills and Chandler Boulevard
  • Cesar Chavez Park, 35th Avenue and Baseline Road

For other areas, contact your local public works department.