Christmas Treecycling 2012 begins - Tucson News Now

Christmas Treecycling 2012 begins

Take off all the lights, decorations, and the stand from your tree before dropping it off. Take off all the lights, decorations, and the stand from your tree before dropping it off.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Several groups are setting up shop to take your Christmas tree off your hands and reduce fire danger in this year's Treecycling program

Several groups City of Tucson, the Town of Oro Valley and Pima County are organizing the 10-day event to collect and recycle old Christmas trees.

Take off all the lights, decorations, and the stand from your tree before dropping it off. There are no curbside pickup options.

Treecycle 2012 runs through Sunday, January 6th. You can drop off during daylight hours at any of these nine locations:

1.      Oro Valley lot, "Naranja Town Site," 660 W. Naranja Dr.
2.      Rillito Race Track, 4502 N. 1st Ave., east parking lot (follow signs)
3.      Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd., south of ball fields (follow signs)
4.      Golf Links Sports Park, northwest of Craycroft Rd. and Golf Links Rd.
5.      Tucson Rodeo Grounds, northeast of Irvington Rd. and 6th Ave.
6.      Los Reales Landfill, 5300 E. Los Reales Rd., (follow signs)
7.      Silverbell Site, northeast of Goret Rd. and Silverbell Rd. (follow signs)
8.      Purple Heart Park, southeast corner of Rita Rd. and Esmond Loop
9.      Randolph Golf Course, 600 S. Alvernon Way, southeast portion of parking lot
 
IMPORTANT:  The City of Tucson will not collect Christmas trees from curbs and alleys.  Other green waste cannot be accepted at TreeCycle.  Commercial tree lot overages are not accepted at TreeCycle sites, except for Los Reales Landfill and Tangerine Landfill at posted landfill rates.

Starting on January 3rd, the Udall Park and Randolph Golf Course locations will offer free wood chips for you to take home. You just need to bring a container.

For more information, visit the City of Tucson's Environmental Services webpage.

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