Place your Christmas tree on the curb, the City of LA picks it up

Keep your community beautiful - recycle that Christmas tree. It's easy - please tell your neighbors how easy.

You can place the tree on the curb and it will be picked up with the regular trash! Ain't that great.

Call the City of Los Angeles Christmas Tree Recycling Hotline: (800) 5-TREE-56 for information about recycling in your neighborhood.

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place it inside the green waste bin, simply place the tree next to your green waste bin on collection day.

Using your green bin to recycle Christmas tree?

  1. REMOVE all ornaments, decorations, tinsels, and stand from the tree
  2. CUT tree in pieces to fit into the green bin, and
  3. PLACE the tree pieces inside the green bin for regular pick-up on collection day. Collected Christmas trees will be recycled into compost and mulch.
Multi-Family Residential Recycling
Program Participation (MFRRP)


Residents of multifamily buildings are requested to place their Christmas trees at the curbside on the day of collection by the Bureau of Sanitation. Please remove all ornaments, decorations, tinsels, and stand from tree.

Visit the City website at www.lacity.org for collection day information


Recreation and Park locations
and participating Fire Stations


Recreation & Park and Fire Station locations will accept Christmas trees for ONE DAY ONLY (see date and time below). Some locations will not be open. Check the listing on this page. There will be NO giveaways and we will NOT be accepting holiday wrapping and packaging material at sites. Please remove all ornaments, decorations, tinsels, and stand from tree.

Drop-off Date and Time

Sunday, January 6, 2013        9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

DROP-OFF SITES:
FIRE STATIONS:
Griffith Park
At Griffith Park, Junction Of
Golden State (5) & Ventura (134) Frwys
LA Zoo parking lot

BALDWIN HILLS
Rancho Cienega Recreation Center
5001 Rodeo Road

ENCINO
Balboa Sports Center
17015 Burbank Boulevard

HARBOR CITY
Harbor Regional Park
25820 Vermont Avenue

RANCHO PARK
Cheviot Hills Recreation Center
2551 Motor Avenue

SUNLAND
Sunland Park
8651 Foothill Boulevard

WESTCHESTER
Westchester Municipal Building
7166 West Manchester Avenue
FIRE STATION #21
1192 E. 51st Street, 90011-Avalon
(213) 485-6221

FIRE STATION #28
11641 Corbin Ave., 91326-Northridge
(818) 756-9728

FIRE STATION #29
4029 W. Wilshire Bl., 90010-Los Angeles
(213) 485-6229

FIRE STATION #44
1410 Cypress Ave., 90065-Cypress Park
(213) 485-6244

FIRE STATION #63
1930 Shell Ave., 90291-Venice
(310) 575-8563

FIRE STATION #64
10811 S. Main Street, 90061-South Los Angeles
(213) 485-6264

FIRE STATION #65
1801 E. Century Bl., 90002-Watts
(213) 485-6265

FIRE STATION #71
107 S. Beverly Glen Bl., 90024-Los Angeles
(310) 575-8571

FIRE STATION #77
9224 Sunland Bl., 91352- Sun Valley
(818) 756-8677

FIRE STATION #82
1800 N. Bronson Ave., 90028-Hollywood (Northeast)
(213) 485-6282

FIRE STATION #88
5101 N. Sepulveda Bl., 91403-Sherman Oaks
(818) 756-8688

FIRE STATION #94
4470 Coliseum St., 90016-Crenshaw District
(213) 485-6294

FIRE STATION #106
23004 Roscoe Bl., 91304-West Hills
(818) 756-8606

FIRE STATION #108
12520 Mulholland Dr, LA CA 90210
(818) 756-8608

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Comment by University Park Family on January 16, 2013 at 3:05pm

Thanks Jacqueline! I was getting asked if it was too late - I guess not.

Comment by Jacqueline Hamilton on January 16, 2013 at 2:50pm

The city is about a week behind in collecting trees.  According to the folks at 311 and the Bureau of Sanitation, they didn't have enough trucks to travel all of the streets with trash day on any given day during the past few  weekends, which were peak for households putting out their trees.  They are catching up now, and hope to have collected all trees by the current week's pick-up day.  REMEMBER that they will NOT pick up FLOCKED trees.   Those have to be put into the regular trash bin.  

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