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Where can I drop off my Christmas tree in San Diego to recycle?

The annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program runs from Dec. 26 via Jan. 23 and options 17 drop-off places in town of San Diego.

SAN DIEGO — It’s that point of the year once more. Your Christmas tree has been lovely for weeks, however it’s time to recycle it! The City of San Diego has you lined. 

San Diego’s annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program begins the day after Christmas, Dec. 26, via Jan. 23, and options 17 drop-off places obtainable to residents.

Drop-off Locations

  • Carmel Valley – Carmel Valley Recreation Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive (decrease car parking zone)
  • Encanto – Cielo Drive at Woodman Street
  • Golden Hill – Golden Hill Recreation Center, 2600 Golf Course Drive
  • Logan Heights – Memorial Recreation Center, 2902 Marcy Ave.
  • MiramarMiramar Greenery Recycling at Miramar Landfill, 5180 Convoy St. (accepts bushes all through the year)
  • Mission Bay – SeaWorld Drive at Pacific Highway
  • Mountain View – Ocean View Boulevard at fortieth Street (north facet)
  • Oak Park – Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Drive (Gloria Mesa car parking zone)
  • Ocean Beach – Robb Field Recreation Center, 2525 Bacon St.
  • Otay Mesa/Nestor – Montgomery Waller Community Park (decrease car parking zone, southeast nook of Palm Avenue and Beyer Boulevard)
  • Pacific Beach – Kate Sessions Memorial Park, nook of Mount Soledad Road and Loring Street
  • Rancho Bernardo – Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center, 18448 West Bernardo Drive
  • Rancho Penasquitos – Canyonside Recreation Center, 12350 Black Mountain Road
  • San Diego State University – Parking lot 17 off Alvarado Road
  • Scripps Ranch – Scripps Ranch Recreation Center, 11454 Blue Cypress Drive
  • Tierrasanta – Tierrasanta Community Park, 11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. (pool car parking zone)
  • University City – Standley Community Park (car parking zone), 3585 Governor Drive

What sorts of bushes are accepted for recycling?

Both inexperienced and flocked bushes (faux snow) are accepted. All tree stands, baggage, netting, lights, ornaments, tinsel and different tree decorations should be eliminated. No synthetic bushes accepted. Please don’t illegally dump some other gadgets on the drop-off places.

Where else can I recycle a Christmas tree?

  • Visit wastefreesd.org to discover places all through San Diego county
  • Curbside assortment (For residents with yard waste assortment solely)
    • Manual container clients utilizing their very own bins ought to place bushes on the curb for assortment in your common greenery recycling pickup day. Trees over 4 toes in size must be lower in half.
    • Automated container clients utilizing the massive, inexperienced 96-gallon bin offered by town ought to lower their bushes to match into the automated container for pickup on assortment day.

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