Mesa: The following 24-hour drop-off sites will be open Dec. 26-Jan. 13:
PHOENIX: Trees can be dropped off for recycling at any of the participating Phoenix parks anytime between Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 and Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Participating parks include:
A to Z Equipment Rentals and Sales:
4050 E. Indian School Road or 15634 N. 32nd Street in Phoenix. They will accept trees at no charge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Jan. 5, except on Monday, Dec. 31, when trees will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon.
Transfer stations also are an option for Christmas tree recycling. Both locations (30205 N. Black Canyon Highway and 3060 S. 27th Ave.) will accept trees from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and 6 a.m. to noon on New Year's Eve. Residents should be advised that transfer stations are closed on Sundays and New Year's Day.