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December 31, 2012

Chandler Offers Christmas Tree Recycling Options

CHANDLER, Ariz. --- Residents can recycle their Christmas trees and the City of Chandler will chip them and reuse the material in park landscaping projects. For safety, please remove tree stands, nails, ornaments, lights and garland.

Residents have several options for tree recycling:

Neighborhood Drop Off Sites – through January 18, 2013  (View Map)
Chandler residents can drop off their unbagged Christmas trees at one of several neighborhood drop-off sites listed below:
  • West Chandler Park, 250 S. Kyrene Rd.
  • Desert Breeze Park, 660 N. Desert Breeze Blvd. E.
  • Arrowhead Meadows Park, 1475 W. Erie St.
  • Shawnee Park, 1400 W. Mesquite St.
  • Pima Park, 625 N. McQueen Rd.
  • Folley Park, 601 E. Frye Rd.
  • Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Rd.
  • Snedigar Sportsplex, 4625 S. Alma School Rd.
  • Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd.
  • Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center, 955 E. Queen Creek Rd. (closed Tue/Wed)

Curbside Collection – through January 18, 2013
Curbside collection is available to Chandler residents paying for City-provided solid waste services. The trees should be placed at the edge of driveway before 6 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.

  • Do not block sidewalk for pedestrian use 
  • Do not place the tree in street or alley ways 
  • Do not place tree in a recycling, trash or alley containers 
  • Do not place tree in bags 
  • Do remove tree stands, nails, ornaments, garland, lights, etc.

Donating Live Potted Trees
Live potted Christmas trees can be donated for replanting at City parks by dropping off at the City's Community Center or can be scheduled for pick up by calling 480-782-2745.

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