Where Residents Can Recycle Christmas Trees Around the Valley

By on December 27, 2021 0 426Views

The Christmas has come to an end and it’s almost time to ring in a new year. For many you haven’t decked their halls with artificial trees, many are now on the search for where they can drop their Christmas trees to be recycled in the valley. All of the major cities are providing locations this year for residents to drop off their trees.

If you are planning a drop, there are a few rules you must follow. Most of the locations are only accepting accept live trees and wreaths. No artificial trees, wreaths or garland will be accepted. You must also be a resident of the city where you drop off your trees.


North Phoenix
Deer Valley Park – 19th Ave. and Utopia Rd.
Paradise Valley Park – 40th St. south of Union Hills Dr.
Sereno Park – 56th St. and Sweetwater Ave.
Cactus Park – 38th Ave. and Cactus Rd.
Mountain View Park – Seventh Ave. south of Peoria Ave.
North Gateway Transfer Station – 30205 N. Black Canyon Hwy.

Central Phoenix
Marivue Park – 59th Ave. and Osborn Rd.
Washington Park – 23rd Ave. and Maryland Ave.
Madison Park – 16th St. and Glenrosa Ave.
Los Olivos Park – 28th St. and Devonshire Ave.
Desert West Park – 67th Ave. and Encanto Blvd.

South Phoenix
El Reposo Park – Seventh St. and Alta Vista Rd.
Mountain Vista Park – 50th St. just north of Ray Rd.
Desert Foothills Park – Desert Foothills and Chandler Blvd.
Cesar Chavez Park – 35th Ave. and Baseline Rd.
27th Avenue Transfer Station – 3060 S. 27th Ave.

Other Phoenix Drop Off Locations
A to Z Equipment Rentals and Sales will accept trees at no charge for Phoenix residents, one tree per household.
4050 E Indian School Road and 15634 N 32nd Street.

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Saturday, Dec. 26 to Wednesday, Jan. 6
  • Open until noon on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31
  • Closed on New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1
  • Remove all decorations and tree stand

Customer service at 602-262-6251
Email them at [email protected]
City of Phoenix website here

Recycling Locations through January 14, 2022

Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center 955 E Queen Creek Road
Arrowhead Park 1475 W Erie Street
Chuparosa Park 2400 S Dobson Road
Desert Breeze park 660 N Desert Breeze Boulevard East
Folley Park 601 E Frye Road
Nozomi Park 250 S Kyrene Road
Pima Park 625 N McQueen Road
Shawnee Park 1400 W Mesquite Street
Snedigar Sportsplex Alma School Road Entrance
Tumbleweed Park 745 E Germann Road
Veterans Oasis Park 4050 E Chandler Heights Road

Curbside Christmas Tree Collection:
Dec. 26, 2021 – Jan. 15, 2021
Available to Chandler residents paying for city-provided solid waste services.
Resident instructions:  Place the tree at the edge of the driveway before 6 a.m. on your scheduled recycling collection day. Do not block the sidewalk and do not put trees in the street, nor in the recycling trash container. Do not bag up the trees. All ornaments, garland, lights and ornaments must be removed.

Chandler’s website here.

Recycling locations until January 9, 2022:

Hetchler Park 4260 S. Greenfield Road, Gilbert, AZ 85297 Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Nichols Park 700 N. Higley Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234 Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

A to Z Rentals 1313 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert, AZ 85233 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. *Closed Sundays & January 1st, 2022. December 27 to January 7 ONLY.

Contact customer service at 480-503-6000
Email them at [email protected]
Gilbert’s website here.

Collection begins January 3, 2022:

Acoma Park 53rd Avenue and Acoma Boulevard
Fire Station No. 156 67th Avenue and Deer Valley Road
Heroes Regional Park Library 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road
Foothills Park 57th Avenue and Union Hills
Sahuaro Ranch Park Southeast corner of 63rd Avenue and Mountain View Road
O’Neil Park 64th Avenue and Missouri Avenue
Rose Lane Park 51st Avenue and Marlette Avenue

Residents are asked to cut trees greater than 8 feet tall in half and place the trees at the curb or in the alley on their collection day. Remove all decorations, ornaments, tree Cc

Customer service at 623-930-2660
Glendale’s website here.

Recycling locations accepting trees until January 16, 2022:

Dobson Ranch Park, 2363 S. Dobson Rd.
East Mesa Service Center, 6935 E. Decatur St.
Fitch Park, 651 N. Center St. (enter off of 8th St.)
Mountain View Park, 845 N. Lindsay Rd. (enter off of Adobe St.)
Superstition Springs Police/Fire Station, 2430 S. Ellsworth Rd.

If residents would prefer curbside pick-up, the cost is $23.04.
Call 480-644-6789 to make arrangements.

Customer service at [email protected]
Mesa’s website here

Collection until January 18, 2022:

Bi-Centennial Park 16705 N. Nash St. (south end of the parking lot)
Surprise Recreation Campus/ Youth Baseball Complex 15795 N. Parkview Place
Dick McComb Softball Park 17894 Westpark Blvd
Asante Community Park 16763 W Vereda Solana Dr

Customer service at 623-222-6000
Surprise website here

Tempe recycling locations
Collection until January 31, 2022

Compost Yard, North Rio Road Tempe, AZ 85281
Kiwanis Park Recreation Center, 6111 W. All-America Way

Customer service at 480-350-4311.
City of Tempe website here