Holiday tree recycling scheduled

December 25, 2013 

Most people will enjoy their Christmas trees for a few more days, but recycling is available.


LeMay compost collection/yard waste customers

Put trees in or near your compost cart (in 3-foot sections or shorter).

Call 360-923-0111 for information.

City of Olympia garbage customers

Customers with Thursday/Friday service will have tree pickup Jan. 4.

Customers with Tuesday/Wednesday service will have tree pickup Jan. 11.

Place your tree in your regular pickup spot by 6 a.m.

Call 360-753-8368 and choose option 2 for more information.

City of Lacey residents

The city of Lacey and local Boy Scout troops are partnering to pick up trees inside city limits.

For details, visit the city of Lacey website or call Lacey Public Affairs at 360-491-3214.

City of Tumwater residents

Place trees at the nearest street corner by 8 a.m. Jan. 6.

Call 360-754-4150 for information.


All Thurston County residents

Take trees to the Waste and Recovery Center at 2420 Hogum Bay Road NE in Lacey, Thursday through Jan. 12.

Open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Jan. 1.)

Rainier residents

Take trees to the drop box at 13010 Rainier Acres Road from Friday through Jan. 12.

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Rochester residents

Take trees to the drop box at 16500 Sargent Road from Saturday through Jan. 12.

Open Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Tenino residents

Take trees to 418 Wichman St. S. from Wednesday through Jan. 15.

Yelm residents

Take trees to Yelm City Park any time from Thursday through Jan. 10.

Residents near Shelton

Bill McTurnal Enterprises at 721 W. Kamilche Lane accepts trees from Saturday through Jan. 9 during daylight hours. On weekends, leave trees by closed gate.

Note: No flocked trees. Please remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, stands and nails from trees before recycling. Multi-family complex residents should check with their property managers for tree placement locations.

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