TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - If you’re one of those people who likes to keep your tree up for days, or even weeks, after Christmas, listen up.
Residents can recycle their Christmas trees through the City of Tucson’s TreeCycle Program, beginning at some locations on Dec. 28. The program ends at the end of January.
TreeCycle sites are located throughout Tucson and Oro Valley. Click [HERE] to find a mapped location closest to you. Below are the times and dates at those locations:
- Oro Valley Naranja Park, 810 W. Naranja Dr.
- Tank’s Speedway Recycling & Landfill Facility, 7301 E Speedway (turn north on Prudence Rd., Open Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
- Golf Links Sports Park, 2400 S. Craycroft Rd.
- Tucson Rodeo Grounds, on 3rd Ave. (3rd Ave North of Irvington Rd.)
- Los Reales Landfill, 5300 E. Los Reales Rd. (Entrance is at intersection of Craycroft Rd. & Los Reales Rd., follow signs; Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
- Tank’s Ina Land Reclamation Facility, 5300 W Ina Rd. (1/4 mile west of I-10, Open Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
- Purple Heart Park, 10050 E. Rita Rd.
- Randolph Golf Course, 600 S. Alvernon Way, (Southeast corner of parking lot)
The City of Tucson will not collect Christmas trees from curbs and alleys, and reminds residents to remove everything before dropping one off, including the stand, lights, ornaments, wire and tinsel.
Recycled trees will be mulched and used for composting.
And for more recycling tips during the holidays, follow [this link] to find which items should go into your blue bins, and which should be disposed of in your trash containers.