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Bay Area Christmas Tree Recycling and Compost Locations

December 30, 2013 | 3:20 pm

Bay Area Christmas Tree Recycling and Compost Locations

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Find out when and how to get rid of your holiday tree with our Bay Area-wide guide.

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in the Bay Area, 2012/2013 Edition

January 1, 2013 | 2:16 pm

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in the Bay Area, 2012/2013 Edition

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Don’t go over your city or county’s Christmas tree composting/recycling  cliff. Find out when and how to get rid of that tree with our annual guide. No county or city accepts flocked or decorated trees for curbside pickup, although some Boy Scout troops do for a charge. Most counties compost their trees. We’ve included city […]

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December 27, 2012 | 8:45 am

SF Curbside Christmas Tree Pickup Begins Jan 2; Video: SF Trees Get the Chipper

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(BCN and KQED) San Francisco’s annual Christmas tree recycling program will start next week when residents can leave their trees curbside for pickup, city officials announced today. The “treecycling” was the topic of a news conference today in Civic Center Plaza, where officials from the city’s Department of the Environment and Recology SF inserted more […]

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Follow “The People’s Tree” From California to Washington D.C.

November 11, 2011 | 3:23 pm

Follow “The People’s Tree” From California to Washington D.C.

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The six-story fir tree that will brighten the National Mall in Washington D.C. is taking a victory lap, of sorts. The 65-foot white fir was felled in Stanislaus National Forest. This is the fourth time that the “The People’s Tree” will hail from California. This one was picked for its fullness, shape and color. And […]

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Where to Recycle Bay Area Christmas Trees

December 27, 2010 | 12:57 pm

Where to Recycle Bay Area Christmas Trees

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Alameda Alameda county provides year-round curbside pick-up of Christmas trees and yard-trimming. Call the county’s recycling hotline at 877-STOPWASTE or find your city’s specific recycling program. Contra Costa Many cities in Contra Costa will pick-up Christmas trees during the holiday season. Call your local waste program to schedule a pick-up or find out what day […]

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