HOUSTON – Residents have two options when it comes to discarding their Christmas tree following the holiday.
You can either place your tree at the curb on your tree waste service day in January or bring it to one of the drop-off locations listed below. Use the map located at the bottom of the listings to help find the one closest to you.
The city will not accept flocked trees. Also, be sure to remove tinsel, plastic bags, tree stands and water bowls.
According to the city's website, residents may use the depositories four times per month. Residents are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time to allow adequate time to unload. Each user must provide the following as proof of residency:
- Texas Driver's License or ID and
- A current utility bill or city property tax receipt
Open Wednesday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Central Neighborhood Depository – 2240 Central St.
- Kirkpatrick Neighborhood Depository – 5565 Kirkpatrick
- Sommermeyer Neighborhood Depository – 14400 Sommermeyer
- N. Main Neighborhood Depository – 9003 N. Main
- Southwest Neighborhood Depository – 10785 SW Freeway
- Sunbeam Neighborhood Depository – 5100 Sunbeam
Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Kingwood (Branch Library) – Bens View Lane and Bens Branch Drive
- Doss Park (gates close at 5) – 2500 Frick Road (County Park)
- Memorial Park (Ball Fields 4 and 5) – 7300 Memorial Drive
- T.C. Jester Park – 4200 T.C. Jester West
- Elington Airport Recycling Drop-off – HWY 3 and Brantley Road
Open Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Westpark Closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019)
Westpark Consumer Recycling Center – 5900 Westpark
Living Earth – Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. to noon
Living Earth will be closed Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019
- Living Earth – 5802 Crawford Rd.
- Living Earth – 1503 Industrial Dr, Missouri City
- Living Earth – 1700 Highway 90A East, Richmond
- Living Earth – 12202 Cutten Road
- Living Earth – 16138 Highway 6
- Living Earth – 5210 S. Sam Houston Pkwy E
- Living Earth – 27733 Katy Freeway, Katy
- Living Earth – 10310 Beaumont Highway
- Living Earth – 17555 I-45 South, Conroe
- Living Earth – 20611 US Hwy 59, New Caney
- Living Earth – 1000 FM 1266, Dickinson
- Living Earth – 16955 Katy-Hockley Road
- Living Earth – 9306 FM 523, Freeport
For more information about SWMD and their services, visit at http://www.houstonsolidwaste.org, www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, @houstontrash on Twitter, or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Helpline.