Holiday Tree Recycling: New Drop-off Collection Location

Tree recycling

City of Austin curbside customers can recycle holiday trees by leaving them at the curb on their trash and yard trimmings collection day. All other residents can drop trees off at 2304 Rollingwood Dr., Austin, TX, on specific dates.

Curbside Collections

City of Austin curbside customers can recycle their trees at the curb. Please remove all decorations from tree. Trees will be composted into Dillo Dirt™. Please set out your tree by 6:30 a.m. on your trash and yard trimmings collection day and remove all decorations and stands from the tree. Trees over 6 feet should be cut in half.

Drop-off Collection: NEW 2015 LOCATION

Not a City of Austin curbside customer? No problem! All residents can drop off their trees (decorations and stands removed) for recycling at 2304 Rollingwood Dr.between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
  • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
  • Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015
  • Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

Trees collected will be turned into mulch and will be available for free on a first-come, first-served basis to Austin residents starting Wednesday, January 21. Please plan on bringing your own tools and storage containers for loading and transporting the mulch.

Interested in Volunteering?

If you or your organization is interested in volunteering during the collection days please contact Joe Washington at (512) 971-5708.

Alternative Drop-Off Locations

Free Drop-Off Locations

Tree will be accepted free of cost at the locations listed below. However, a contamination fee will be added to any trees with tags, decorations, and/or plastic remaining.

Texas Disposal Systems

  • TDS Landfill: 3016 FM 1327, Creedmoor, Texas
  • Eco Depot: 4001 RR 620 South, Bee Cave, Texas

Organics By Gosh

  • 3602 Farm to Market 969, Austin, TX 78724
 | (512) 276-1211

Walker Aero Environmental (JV Dirt)

  • 3600 FM 973 North Austin, Texas 78725

Whittlesey Landscape Supplies

  • 3219 S IH 35 Round Rock, Texas 78664
  • 629 Dalton Lane, Austin, Texas 78742

Drop-Off Locations with a Fee

Locations listed below have varying fees. Call for more information.

Kinser Ranch LLC.
Starts at $1.00/per tree to $20/per load
For more information: 512-748-0800
10701 Kinser Lane, Austin, Texas 78736

Sid Mourning Tree Service
Pricing varies. Call for fee information: 512-420-0733
3810 Medical Parkway Austin, TX 78756

Austin Wood Recycling
$5.00/per tree
For more information: 512-259-1430
3875 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, TX 78613

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