City of San Diego’s 46th annual Christmas Tree recycling program runs through January 23

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Every year the city of San Diego Environmental Services department hosts its annual Christmas Tree Recycling program.

The program starts the day after Christmas and runs through January 23rd.

Both green and flocked trees are accepted at all participating locations. For greenery, curbside, and drop-off sites, all tree stands, bags, netting, lights, ornaments, tinsel, and other tree decorations must be removed prior to drop off. No artificial trees will be accepted.

KUSI’s Kacey McKinnon spoke with City Councilmember Chris Cate at one of the program’s 17 drop-off locations, the Miramar landfill, about the annual program.

There  are 17 drop-off locations available to City of San Diego residents only.

  • Carmel Valley – Carmel Valley Recreation Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr. (lower parking lot)
  • Encanto – Cielo Drive at Woodman Street
  • Golden Hill – Golden Hill Recreation Center, 2600 Golf Course Dr.
  • La Jolla – Kate Sessions Memorial Park, corner of Mt. Soledad Road and Loring Street
  • Logan Heights – Memorial Recreation Center, 2902 Marcy Ave.
  • Miramar – The Greenery at the Miramar Landfill, 5180 Convoy St. (north of state Route 52)
  • Mission Bay – Seaworld Drive at Pacific Highway
  • Mountain View – Ocean View Blvd. @ 40th St. (north side)
  • Oak Park – Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Drive (in Gloria’s Mesa parking lot)
  • Ocean Beach – Robb Field Recreation Center, 2525 Bacon St.
  • Otay Mesa/Nestor – Montgomery Waller Community Park (lower parking lot on the southeast corner of
    Palm Avenue and Beyer Boulevard)
  • Rancho Bernardo – Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center, 18448 W. Bernardo Dr.
  • Rancho Penasquitos – Canyonside Recreation Center, 12350 Black Mountain Rd.
  • San Diego State University – Parking Lot 17C off of Alvarado Rd.
  • Scripps Ranch – Scripps Ranch Recreation Center, 11454 Blue Cypress Dr.
  • Tierrasanta – De Portola Middle School, 11010 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
  • University City – Swanson Pool, 3585 Governor Drive

  • For more information, click here.
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