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Christmas Tree Recycling

Information provided by Douglas County

Christmas trees may be recycled at free facilities located in Douglas County. Trees are mulched, and the mulch is available at some locations to residents while supplies last. To recycle Christmas trees, remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, garland, plastic wrap, tree stands, wire, rope and nails before recycling. Trees that have been sprayed with artificial snow are not allowed and cannot be mulched. The following recycling facilities are accepting trees:

Douglas County
December 26 through January 31, 2021
Hours: Anytime
Contact Information: Douglas County Parks at 720-733-6990
Mulch: Available on-site while supplies last.
Bayou Gulch
4815 Fox Sparrow Road, Parker
Challenger Regional Park
17299 E. Lincoln Avenue, Parker
Fairgrounds Regional Park
500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock
Highland Heritage Regional Park
9651 S. Quebec Street, Highlands Ranch

Castle Rock
December 26 through January 31, 2021
Hours: Anytime
Mulch: Available to the public at Metzler. Ranch Park while supplies last.
Founders Park
4671 Enderud Boulevard
Metzler Ranch Community Park
4175 Trail Boss Drive
Paintbrush Park
3492 Meadows Boulevard

Highlands Ranch
December 25 through January 17, 2021
Hours: Anytime
Contact Information: Highlands Ranch Metro District at 303-791-0430.
Mulch: Available on a self-serve basis on-site while supplies last.
Dad Clark Park
3385 Asterbrook Circle
Redstone Park
3280 Redstone Park Circle
Toepfer Park
9480 Venneford Ranch Road

December 25 through January 29, 2021
Hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact Information: Town of Parker at
Mulch: Available on a self-serve basis on-site while supplies last for the first week in January.
Salisbury Park (East paved parking lot)
12010 S. Motsenbocker Rd.

Castle Pines
Castle Pines Boy Scout Troop 316 will be providing curbside pick-up on Saturday, January 2, 2021. This service is free to the community with a suggested donation of $10 – $20 per tree. For information, see E Guide insert page 13.



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