Many options available for San Diego Christmas tree recycling

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The Environmental Services Department will begin the 42nd annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program Monday with a 9 a.m. news conference at The Greenery at Miramar Landfill, 5180 Convoy St.

The city’s annual recycling program runs through Jan. 23, 2016.The Miramar Greenery accepts trees throughout the year while several holiday-specific options will be available in the coming weeks.

Here they are the drop-off locations:

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

Curbside collection (For residents with yard waste collection only)

  • Manual container customers using their own bins should place trees on the curb for collection on your regular greenery recycling pickup day. Trees over four feet in length should be cut in half.
  • Automated container customers using the large, green 96-gallon bin provided by the city should cut their trees to fit into the automated container for pickup on collection day.
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