Residents can recycle their Christmas trees through the City of Tucson’s TreeCycle Program. The program begins on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 and continues through Monday, January 15, 2024. TreeCycle sites are located throughout Tucson and Oro Valley (see list of TreeCycle sites below).
Your Christmas tree is a sustainable resource. Remove everything from the tree, including the stand, lights, ornaments, wire, and tinsel, before dropping off at the TreeCycle sites. Also remember to Tree Pool and bring your neighbor’s tree — fewer trips means cleaner air. The The City of Tucson will grind Christmas trees and use it for compost.
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 Sustainability Campus at posted landfill rates.
The following TreeCycle sites are open during daylight hours, seven days a week (unless noted):