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Christmas Tree, Wrapping Paper, Holiday Light Strand and Styrofoam Recycling


Holiday Tree Recycling - Drop off Locations

From December 26, 2013 through January 12, 2014 Longmont's Public Works Solid Waste Division provides four satellite Christmas tree drop off locations:

Please remove all holiday decorations and lights strands from all trees. In addition, you can recycle your Christmas tree at the Waste Diversion Center located at 140 Martin Street during regular business hours:

Monday thru Saturday 7:30 am to 4:45 pm. The Waste Diversion Center is closed on Sundays and Holidays.

Recycling of Holiday Wrapping Paperer

Do not put this paper in your curbside container. December 26, 2013 thru January 31, 2014 you can bring your wrapping paper to the Waste Diversion Center at 140 Martin Street. There will be a specially designated bin to recycle your wrapping paper. Wrapping paper is considered a contaminant in the single-stream process due to its high clay content and low fiber content, thus requiring that it be kept separate from all other recyclables. Please do not include metallic wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, ornaments, tissue paper, fluorescent or dark paper, or paper covered in tape (these items are not recyclable).

Recycle your old Holiday Lights

You may recycle your old Holiday Lights at the Waste Diversion Center. There will be specially designated containers for your light strands. Please wrap each string of lights into a ball and drop them in the appropriate container.

Styrofoam - NEW -

Now you can also bring your holiday styrofoam materials to be recycled at the Waste Diversion Center. We will have a special bin designated for foam materials. Please stop at the attendants window and they will direct you to the special collection bins.

Trash Collection Holiday Schedule

There will be no Trash and recycling collection on Wednesday, December 25th for Christmas Day and Wednesday, January 1st for New Year's Day. Trash and recycling will be provided the day after the holiday for the rest of the holiday week (for example Wednesday is a holiday, Wednesday's trash and recycling collection will be on Thursday and Thursday's trash and recycling collection will be on Friday). For more information, please call us at 303-651-8416, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and we can answer any questions you may have.

Last Updated: December 17, 2013