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Christmas Tree Recycling

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  • by City Manager

Christmas Tree recycling has concluded for 2017. Dates for next year's event will be published later in the year. Check back!

The City of Arvada is offering three convenient drop-sites for residents to recycle Christmas trees free of charge. 

Where & When Can I Recycle My Christmas Tree?

  • The City Parks Maintenance Shop at 7800 W. 62nd Avenue is accepting trees 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Tuesday, December 27, 2016 thru January 20, 2017.
  • Lake Arbor Lake Park at 6400 Pomona Drive is accepting trees beginning Monday, December 26, 2016 thru January 22, 2017. No restricted days or times.
  • Lutz Sports Complex at West 58th Avenue and Miller Street is accepting trees beginning Monday, December 26, 2016 thru January 22, 2017. No restricted days or times.

What to Know Before you Go

Please do not drop off branches or trees downed by the Christmas wind storm.
Please make sure the tree is free of nails, wire and all decorations to ensure safety of City staff handling the trees.  
We do not accept garlands, wreaths, or yard waste.
Business or commercial use not permitted.

What Happens to the Tree Mulch?

Mulch will be available free of charge at all drop-site locations. Residents will be responsible for loading and hauling of mulch. For more information on the Christmas tree mulching program or how to use mulch in your landscape, call the Parks Department at 720-898-7410.