Christmas Tree Recycling Opportunities

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 13, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado Disposal]

El Dorado Disposal does not service on Christmas Day or New Years Day, customers serviced on those days and everyday after that week will be delayed by one day.

Between January 2nd – January 15th you can drop off your Christmas tree for free recycling at the Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located at 4100 Throwita Way, Placerville. The MRF is open daily from 8am to 5pm.

If you have curbside service between January 2nd – January 31st, Christmas trees will be picked up from the curb during your yard waste collection week. If you do not have yard waste collection in your area we will pick up the Christmas trees on your trash only collection weeks. Please cut the tree into pieces and bundle the pieces with twine or rope. Bundles can not be more than 3 feet long and 18 inches in diameter. Place bundles on the ground next to your cart.

Residents of El Dorado Hills may drop off Christmas trees on January 5th from 9am to 3pm and January 6th from 9am to 12pm at the El Dorado Hills CSD parking lot located at 1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills for the tree chipping event.

Residents of Cameron Park CSD may drop off Christmas trees from December 26th – January 31st at Cameron Park Lake lower gravel parking lot, located at 2989 Cambridge Road from 7am – dusk. Cameron Park Boy Scout Troops 700 and 550 collect Christmas trees for recycling to help pay for scout camps, events & outings. Suggested Donation is $10.00. Envelopes will be dropped off at eligible homes on December 8th. Due to safety issues Scouts may not be able to reach all homes. Tree pick up will take place on January 5th starting at 8am.