Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees
By Office of Communication
Posted on December 21, 2012, December 21, 2012

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2012 through Jan. 12, 2013:

South Arlington
Calloway's Nursery
4940 S. Cooper St.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
817-465-2838

North Arlington
Arlington Sanitary Landfill
800 Mosier Valley Road
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Monday through Saturday
817-354-2300

Before you recycle your Christmas tree:

  • Remove lights, ornaments and tree stands, including wooden stands and nails.
  • Do not place the tree in a plastic bag.
  • Flocked trees are acceptable for recycling.

Trees placed curbside will only be collected for trash. Trees taller than 6' must be cut in half for trash pick-up.

Please do not take Christmas trees to the leaf recycling drop-off sites.

Free mulch from the trees will be available to residents at the landfill in the spring for gardens and landscapes.

For more information about the City's recycling program, call 817-459-6777 or webapps.arlingtontx.gov/tmp/environment.

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