After the holidays, your Christmas tree can be chipped and used as an energy source. Be sure to take advantage of these recycling opportunities.
Curbside pickup information
LeMay compost collection/yard waste customers can put trees in or near your compost cart in sections of 3 feet or less. Call 360-923-0111 for information.
City of Olympia garbage customers: Customers with Thursday or Friday service, tree pickup is Saturday, Jan. 4. Customers with Tuesday or Wednesday service, pickup is Saturday, Jan. 11. Place tree in regular pickup spot by 6 a.m. on your collection day. Call 360-753-8368, option 2 for more info.
City of Lacey residents: The City of Lacey and local Boy Scout troops are partnering to provide tree pickup inside city limits. For details, visit the City of Lacey website or call 360-491-3214.
City of Tumwater residents: Place trees at the nearest street corner by 8 a.m. Monday, 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. Dec. 26- Jan. 12. Open from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Jan. 1.
Rainier residents Take trees to the drop box at 13010 Rainier Acres Road from Dec. 27- Jan. 12. Open Fri., Sat., and Sun. from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Rochester residents can take trees to the drop box at 16500 Sargent Road from Dec. 28 - Jan. 12. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Tenino residents can take trees to 418 S. Wichman Street S. from Dec. 25-Jan. 15.
Yelm residents can take trees to Yelm City Park anytime from Dec. 26-Jan. 10.
Residents near Shelton: Bill McTurnal Enterprises at 721 W Kamilche Lane accepts trees from Dec. 28-Jan. 9 during daylight hours. Weekends, leave trees by closed gate.
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.