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Where to recycle your Christmas tree in Tucson

Christmas tree recycling in Tucson
Posted at 10:52 PM, Dec 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 00:52:38-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — The City of Tucson will start it's "Treecycle" program on December 26th.

If you want to hold on to your holiday cheer a little longer, you'll have until January 12th to take your tree.

The city does ask that you bring your trees free of lights, ornaments and tree stands before you drop them off.

No trees will be collected from curbs or alley's and the city says no other green waste will be accepted at recycling sites across the city.

After January 5th, wood chips from the shredded trees will be available for free mulch, you'll want to bring your own container if you plan to take some home.

A total of eight sites across Tucson will be open to take your discarded trees.

The city says they'll be open seven days a week during day light hours.

Collection will be at the locations listed below:

1. Oro Valley Lot: Naranja Park, 810 W. Naranja Dr. (Only open through January 5, 2020)

2. Golf Links Sports Park: 2400 S. Craycroft Rd.

3. Tucson Rodeo Grounds: on 3rd Ave. (east of Rodeo Grounds, on 3rd Ave. north of Irvington Rd.)

4. Los Reales Landfill: 5300 E. Los Reales Rd. (follow signs, open Mon - Sat, 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

5. Purple Heart Park: 10050 E. Rita Rd.

6. Randolph Golf Course: 600 S. Alvernon Way, (southeast corner of parking lot)

7. Tank's Speedway Recycling & Landfill Facility: 7301 E Speedway (turn north on Prudence Rd., open Mon - Fri,

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sat, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.; ONLY DURING BUSINESS HOURS. Please do not leave trees outside

property. Tank's will offer mulch for your garden.)

8. Tank's Ina Land Reclamation Facility: 5300 W. Ina Rd. (open Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Sat 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.