Recycle Your Christmas Tree at 6 locations
Washoe County & Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful team up for community recycling.

Posted on behalf of Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

recycle your christmas tree convenientlyReno, Nevada. Dec. 28, 2016. Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, along with Washoe County and other community partners, are offering six locations to recycle your tree for its annual Christmas Tree Recycling program. The program runs through Jan 16, 2017 every day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Bartley Ranch Regional Park: 6000 Bartley Ranch Rd, Reno - Map here
  • Rancho San Rafael Regional Park: 1595 N Sierra St, Reno - Map here
  • Shadow Mt. Sports Complex: 3300 Sparks Blvd, Sparks - Map here
  • Truckee Meadows Fire Station 17 – Spanish Springs: 500 Rockwell Blvd - Map here
  • Truckee Meadows Fire Station 223 – Lemmon Valley: 130 Nectar Street - Map here
  • Truckee Meadows Fire Station 16 – Washoe Valley: 1240 East Lake Blvd - Map here

Cost: $3 suggested donation to help cover the cost of the program.

Details: This program is for residents only, commercial tree lots can take their trees to RT Donovan in Sparks. Trees must be free of stands, nails, tinsel, lights, and all other decorations. Flocked trees cannot be accepted.

Volunteer: Volunteers are still needed to help at the Bartley, Rancho and Shadow Mountain locations. Sign up to volunteer today.

About the program

Since 2003, more than 129,000 trees have been recycled through the Christmas Tree Recycling program thanks to the help of thousands of volunteers and our many partners with Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

The Christmas Tree Recycling Program provides community residents with an easy alternative to dumping trees in the landfill or, as is sometimes seen, in the open spaces. Trees are chipped into mulch that is used for park and weed abatement projects and is available for free to area residents at the Bartley Ranch and Rancho San Rafael drop-off sites.

Christmas Tree Recycling is sponsored by the NV Energy Foundation and is offered in partnership with the City of Reno, City of Sparks, Nevada Division of Forestry, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Tholl Fence, and Washoe County.


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