Where and How to Recycle or Dispose of Christmas Trees in Nevada 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
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Nevada: Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays
Boulder City, NV - From December 26 - January 15, you
may drop-off your Christmas tree for free at the Bravo Ball Field
parking lot located at the corner of Avenue B and Sixth Street
(south of the public pool and racquetball complex). Remove all
non-organic objects such as lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments and
nails. Foreign objects contaminate the mulch and damage the chipper.
Trees that have artificial snow on them cannot be recycled. We
encourage you to use mulch for landscaping! Please bring a shovel
and container and pick up some free mulch at Acacia Demonstration
Gardens in Henderson, December 26 through January 15. For more
information about the Christmas Tree Recycling Program and other
drop-site locations please visit
Reno, NV, Truckee
Meadows, Nevada - December 26-Jan. 11, 9 am to 4:30pm.
See the 2015-16 Program Flyer. Since 2003, more than 100,000
trees have been recycled through the Christmas Tree Recycling
program thanks to the help of thousands of volunteers and our many
partners. The 2015-16 Christmas Tree Recycling program runs from
December 26 - January 10 and offers residents in Washoe County, ten
drop-off locations. Please view drop-off locations on the their
website. Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Rancho San Rafael Regional
Park, and Shadow Mountain Sports Complex in Sparks will once again
be drop-off sites. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District fire
stations in Cold Springs, both Washoe Valley stations, Spanish
Springs, Silver Knolls and Lemmon Valley will also be drop-off
locations for the 2015-16 program. Drop-off times are from 9am -
4:30 pm each day of the program at each site.
- Incline Village, Nevada
Either drop off at Preston Field December 24-Jan. 30, or leave your tree
for curbside pickup on your regular trash day the week of Jan. 5 (3
foot lengths maximum for curbside service).
The complete and updated list of sites is listed here. City of
Las Vegas/Clark County
Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Dr.
Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road
Lowe's, 2465 N. Nellis
Lowe's, 5050 S. Fort Apache Road
Lowe's, 7550 W.
Lowe's, 6050 W. Craig Road
Lowe's, 5825 S. Eastern
Lowe's, 7751 N. El Capitan Way
Lowe's, 2875 E.
Lowe's, 4625 W. Charleston Boulevard
Mountain Crest Park, 4701 N. Durango Drive
NV Division of
Forestry Nursery, in Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9600 Tule
Springs Road (US-95 N at Durango)
Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley
Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset
Sunny Springs Park,
7620 Golden Talon Ave.
UNLV Rebel Recycling, Flamingo & Swenson
- Pahrump, Nevada
December 25-Jan. 23 at
the Cooperative Extension Office (1651 Calvada Blvd.) More info at
- Douglas County
Douglas Disposal: Curbside
collection the week of January 5 on your regular trash day. Six foot
lengths or smaller.
- Carson City, Nevada
During the week of Jan. 5-9,
either leave your tree (6 ft. sections or smaller) curbside on your
regular trash day or drop off at the designated boxes at the
following locations-- JC Penney parking lot, North Town Plaza,
Capital Sanitation, Carson City corporate yard, Carson City
landfill. After January 9th, trees can be brought to the landfill
Clark County, NV
Monday December 26 - Sunday
January 15, 9 am to 5:00 PM at Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley
The Springs Preserve is offering Christmas Tree
Recycling at 20 locations from December 26 until Jan. 15. Learn more on
For more Information, click here.
The complete and updated list of sites is listed here.
Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego
Anthem Hills Park, 2256 Reunion
Arroyo Grande Sports Complex, 298 Arroyo Grande Blvd.
Lowe's, 1401 S. Boulder Highway
Lowe's, 440 Marks Street
Mission Hills Park, 551 Mission Drive
Pecos Legacy Park, 150 N.
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Morrell Park, 500 Harris St. (at Basic Road)
- Lovelock, Nevada
Drop off at Big Meadow Recycling
Center or Pershing County Landfill.
- Elko, Nevada
designated curbside pick-up dates and/or drop-off locations. If you
do not see your community listed, call your waste hauler or public
works department for details.
Conservation District of Southern Nevada
Christmas Tree Recycling Program from December 26 - January 15. Drop
off your cut Christmas tree for free at over 20 convenient locations
(see below) around the Valley. Each year between December 26 and Jan. 15
local government agencies, nonprofits and businesses work together
in a joint effort to keep Christmas trees out of Southern Nevada's
local landfill. The program was established in 2001 to educate the
community on how recycling Christmas trees helps ensure the
sustainability of our area by saving landfill space. When chipped
into mulch, cut trees become valuable organic material used in
landscaping projects that help conserve soil moisture and keep
plants healthy. How to Prepare your Tree for Reycling, before
dropping off your tree:
1. Remove lights, wire, tinsel,
ornaments, nails, tree stands, and any other material that are not
part of the original tree.
2. Flocked trees cannot be recycled.
3. Trees over 5ft. tall should be cut in half.
ground up as part of the recycling process, foreign materials can
ruin the chipping machine. Non-organic materials aren't good for
mulch and compost mixtures.
Christmas Tree Recycling FAQ.
50 Casa Del
NV Division of Forestry Nursery
Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs
9600 Tule Springs Road (US-95 N
Anthem Hills Park
2256 Reunion Dr.
Pecos Legacy Park
150 N. Pecos Rd.
6650 Aviary Way
North Las Vegas
3850 S. Town Center Dr.
Town Center and 215
Bruce Trent Park
8851 Vegas Dr.
6330 Camino Eldorado
North Las Vegas
3500 E. Cheyenne (at Pecos Rd.)
333 S. Valley View Blvd.
Craig Ranch Golf Course
628 W. Craig Road (at
North Las Vegas
Southern Highlands Pkwy.
Desert Breeze Park
8275 Spring Mountain Road
(behind the Community Center)
Sunny Springs Park
7620 Golden Talon Ave.
Lone Mt. Park
4445 N. Jensen
2601 E. Sunset
551 Mission Drive
UNLV Rebel Recycling
Flamingo & Swenson (SE corner)
500 Harris St. (at Basic Road)
1575 Galleria Dr.
Air Force Base
Cooperative Extension Office - Logandale
1897 N. Moapa Valley