For Immediate Release: December 21, 2017

Holiday Wrap-up: Recycle your tree

Give your Christmas tree the proper holiday send-off. Rather than toss it in the trash, recycle it. You’ll be doing our local landfills a big favor.

Bring your Christmas tree to any of the locations listed below at the scheduled days and times. Your tree will be mulched for free.

Please remove all tinsel, lights, tree stands and nails. Flocked trees will be accepted at all locations. There is a limit of five trees per vehicle.

Christmas trees may be recycled for free at the following locations:


SMUD Corporation Yard

6100 Folsom Boulevard

Saturday, January 6

8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


North Area Recovery Station

4450 Roseville Road

Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Kiefer Landfill

12701 Kiefer Boulevard

Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station

8491 Fruitridge Road

Monday through Saturday, December 26 – January 6

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Folsom - Dan Russell Rodeo Arena

Saturday, January 6

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.



Elder Creek Transfer and Recovery

8642 Elder Creek Road

Saturday, January 6

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


For more about recycling Christmas trees, contact the Sacramento County Consolidated Utilities Billing Services at 916-875-5555 or visit

Please note: Loads in excess of five trees will be accepted only at the North Area Recovery Station, Kiefer Landfill, Elder Creek Transfer and Recovery, and the Dan Russell Rodeo Arena.