Where to get rid of your Christmas tree

Mesa: The following 24-hour drop-off sites will be open Dec. 26-Jan. 13:

  • City of Mesa Solid Waste Management Department, 730 N. Mesa Dr.
  • East Mesa Service Center, 6935 E. Decatur St.
  • Superstition Springs Police/Fire Substation, 2430 S. Ellsworth Road
  • Mountain View Park, 845 N. Lindsay Rd. (enter off of Adobe St.)
  • Dobson Ranch Park, 2363 S. Dobson Rd.

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:

  • Deer Valley Park, 19th Avenue and Utopia Road
  • Paradise Valley Park, 40th Street south of Union Hills Drive
  • Sereno Park, 56th Street and Sweetwater Avenue
  • Cactus Park, 38th Avenue and Cactus Road
  • Mountain View Park, Seventh Avenue south of Peoria Avenue
  • Marivue Park, 59th Avenue and Osborn Road
  • Washington Park, 23rd Avenue and Maryland Avenue
  • Madison Park, 16th Street and Glenrosa Avenue
  • Los Olivos Park, 28th Street and Devonshire Avenue
  • Desert West Park, 67th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard
  • El Reposo Park, Seventh Street and Alta Vista Road
  • Mountain Vista Park, 50th Street just north of Ray Road
  • Desert Foothills Park, Desert Foothills and Chandler Boulevard
  • Cesar Chavez Park, 35th Avenue and Baseline Road

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.




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