Holiday Tree Recycling

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Begins the week of January 14, 2019

When the holiday season is over, the Public Works Department provides free tree pick-up service to assist residents in recycling holiday trees. 

Residents may place undecorated trees behind the curb near their closest main intersection beginning January 14, 2019. Please be sure to keep sidewalks, bikelanes, and roadways clear when dropping off trees. It is important to remember that  it may take a several days for crews to pick up all trees. 

When dropping off your holiday tree for recycling, please remember to:

  • Remove tree stands
  • Remove all ornaments, decorations, lights, and tinsel
  • Artificial trees will be accepted

For more information, please contact Tumwater Public Works at (360) 754-4150.

Learn about more ways to recycle at the Thurston County Solid Waste Program website or call their staff at (360) 867-2491.