Where and How to Recycle or Dispose of Christmas Trees in Arkansas in January 2017
In many urban and suburban areas, Christmas trees are collected from curbside during the first 2 weeks in January. Be sure to remove all
remove all lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands, other
NON-Organic decorative materials and other materials that are not part
of the original tree. This includes tree stands also. Flocked trees are usually accepted, but not artificial trees. Large trees (larger
than the standard 6 - 7 ft tree) may need to be cut in half to
be acceptable by your
garbage hauler. But scrroll down this page for more specific
information and local links.
What happens to the trees? In most cases, the trees are chipped and made into a mulch
which is usually made available, free to city or county residents.
Important: Never burn your Christmas tree in a fireplace or wood stove.
Burning the tree may contribute to creosote buildup and could cause a
Tips: Always follow the links (usually the name of the city or county) below for updated information, as these agencies often wait until the last minute to change dates or
update their information (it's government, remember?). If your area is
not specifically mentioned below, contact your trash collection agency and inquire!
See this page for local options to easily recycle your Christmas holiday lights
Click here for the list of winter sleigh ride locations!
See our easy recipes to
Chocolate Yule log and
click here to make your own low-fat,
low calorie but delicious Egg Nog! Then come back to our
other website in March to
local Easter Egg Hunt for your children!
Arkansas: Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission locations across the state
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
takes the Christmas tree you
drop off at several sites around the state for use in improving the
Drop off your tree, free of ornaments,
lights, etc, at the following locations:
Cox Creek Lake - Cox
Creek Lake Access Area.
Lake Chicot - Connerly Bayou Access Area.
Camden - AGFC Regional Office on Ben Lane.
Upper White Oak Lake -
Upper Jack's Landing.
Magnolia - Columbia County Road Dept Yard
on Highway 371.
El Dorado - City recycling center drop-offs: one
behind Arby's and one on South Jackson.
Smackover - Recycling
Drop-Off Center (these will be transported to El Dorado).
Millwood Lake - Cottonshed, White Cliffs Recreation Areas and the
Millwood State Park ramp on the point.
Dierks Lake - Jefferson
Ridge South Recreation Area.
DeQueen Lake - Any Corps of
Engineers boat ramp.
Gillham Lake - Any Corps of Engineers boat
Lake Greeson - New Cowhide Cove and Self Creek Recreation
Arkansas River - Alltel Access underneath the I-30 Bridge.
Lake Pickthorne - Near the boat ramp.
Greers Ferry Lake - Sandy
Beach (Heber Springs), Devils Fork Recreation Area and Choctaw
Recreation Area (Choctaw-Clinton).
Dardanelle Lake - Dwight
Mission Access, Highway 64/Piney Access, Cabin Creek Slough Access.
Jack Nolen Lake - Largest access ramp on rip-rap near ramp.
Conway - Lawrence Landing Access.
Harris Brake Lake - Chittman
Lake Overcup - Lake Overcup Landing.
- Reed Access.
Jonesboro - Craighead Forest Park Lake boat ramp.
Lake Elmdale - Boat Ramp Access.
Bob Kidd Lake - Boat Ramp
Crystal Lake - Boat Ramp Access.
Lake Willastein -
Lake Hamilton - Andrew Hulsey State Fish Hatchery Access
For more information, call (501) 223-6300.
Little Rock, AR
- Little Rock provides curbside pickup
of trees. They should be disposed of like other yard waste.
- Grinding of the Greens: Recycle
your Christmas tree! Trees may be placed curbside for collection
during the month of January on your regular yard waste pick up day.
Please remove all lights, tinsel, etc. For more information, call
501-851-2888. Reminder: All holiday boxes and wrapping paper (except
foil-lined) can be recycled at the transfer station at 600 Cogdell