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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Austin

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This year’s Christmas tree recycling location has changed due to an event at Zilker Park.";

As the holidays come to an end, it's likely that old tannenbaum might be looking a little tired. But there are plenty of options to help put that old evergreen to use.

This year, Austinites can drop off their Christmas tree between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the new location, 2304 Rollingwood Dr., Austin, TX, on the following days:

  • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
  • Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015
  • Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

The entire tree collection will be recycled into mulch and will be available for free to Austin residents starting on Wednesday, January 21.

Austin residents with curbside trash pickup can also leave their trees at the curb on regular collection day.

Williamson County residents can recycle their trees at the Williamson County Landfill & Recycling Center, located at 600 Landfill Road, between Highway 79 and Highway 29.

Austin's Christmas tree recycling program has been around for 30 years and it keeps nearly 20,000 trees out of area landfills. The initiative is aimed at helping Austin achieve its goal of reaching Zero Waste by 2040.

In other parts of Central Texas, Texas Disposal Systems is teaming up with Garden-Ville to compost Christmas trees:

TDS Bee Cave: Mon-Sat 7am-5pm / Sunday-Closed: 4001 RR 620 S. Bee Cave

TDS Landfill Creedmoor: Mon-Sat 7am-Dusk / Sunday-Closed: 3016 FM 1327 Creedmoor

TDS Georgetown: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm / Sat 8am-3pm / Sunday-Closed: 250 W.L. Walden Road, Georgetown

Garden-Ville Bee Cave: Mon-Sat 7am-5pm / Sunday 9am-5pm: 4001 RR 620 S. Bee Cave

Garden-Ville Creedmoor: Mon-Sat 7am-5pm / Sunday 9am-5pm: 3606 FM 1327, Creedmoor

Garden-Ville Georgetown: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm / Sat 8am-3pm / Sunday-Closed: 250 WL Walden Rd. Georgetown

Garden-Ville San Marcos: Mon-Sat 7am-5pm / Sunday 9am-5pm: 2212 RR 12, San Marcos

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