Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Lafayette Parks, Recreation & Open Space Department offers an annual Christmas tree drop-off program. Trees are mulched by the City and used as ground cover in parks and flower beds.  

Drop off your Christmas tree to be recycled 

Dec. 27, 2022 - Jan. 27, 2023
Hours: Monday-Friday from 6am- 2pm
Location: Public Works Service Center, 1700 Avalon Ave.

Drop-off is closed on the following City holidays:

  • Monday, Jan. 2: New Year's Eve
  • Monday, Jan. 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Preparing your tree for recycling

Residents may bring their trees to the Service Center and load them into the dumpsters provided. 

  • Trees must be free of all wire, lights, rope, ornaments, and tinsel
  • Please note, flocked trees are not accepted 

For more information or questions, call 303-661-1306.

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