Free Christmas Tree Recycling and Mulch

Published on December 21, 2020

Christmas tree recycling

Don't throw away your Christmas tree; give it another life by recycling it! The City of Centennial, Arapahoe Park and Recreation District and South Suburban Parks and Recreation District are providing residents with an opportunity to appropriately and safely dispose of Christmas trees. Starting Saturday, December 26 through Friday, January 15, 2021 you can dispose of clean, non-ornamented, non-decorated Christmas trees seven days a week from sunrise to sunset at the two Centennial locations listed below. Artificial trees will not be recycled. 

East Side Residents

It is anticipated free mulch will be available for private use, on a first come first serve basis, at Lookout Park starting Monday, December 28 and every other day after that, excluding holidays, weekends and snow events.

West Side Residents

  • Willow Spring Service Center, 7100 S. Holly St, in the designated enclosure by the front gate.

Residents may obtain free mulch, on a first come first serve basis,  from the Willow Springs Service Center, beginning Wednesday, December 30. The mulch will be available weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Residents are responsible for loading and are encouraged to bring bags or trash cans and a shovel or pitchfork.

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