Christmas trees

Christmas trees are recycled into mulch and compost. Only real trees, free of decoration, lights, stands, tinsel and flocking can be recycled. There are three options for Christmas tree recycling:

Curbside residential collection

Whole tree curbside pickup is available throughout the County, except for in Sonoma and Sebastopol (in these areas, you should cut your tree down to fit inside your bin).

Please set whole trees less than 6 feet, or larger trees cut in half next to your yard waste bin on specified dates:

Cotati

January 3, 2022 - January 7, 2022

CloverdaleDecember 27, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Healdsburg

December 27, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Petaluma

December 27, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Rohnert Park

January 3, 2022 - January 14, 2022

Santa Rosa

December 27, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Unincorporated Sonoma County

January 3, 2022 - January 28, 2022

Windsor

December 27, 2021 – December 31, 2021

For curbside tree recycling on regular collection days outside of the dates above, please cut down unflocked trees free of all accessories and décor to fit inside the yard waste cart with the lid closed. Do not bag your tree.

Drop-off

Drop-off recycling of whole unflocked trees is available at the following locations:

Cotati

Cotati Fire Station,
1 East Cotati Avenue

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2021 to January 14, 2022

CloverdaleCloverdale Citrus Fair

Citrus Fair Drive

Daily 8A-4P. December 26, 2021 to January 14, 2022

Washington St. Entrance

Healdsburg

Healdsburg Corporation Yard
550 Westside Road

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2021 to January 14, 2022

Petaluma

Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds
175 Fairgrounds Drive

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2021 to January 14, 2022
Along the fence between the office of the Sonoma-Airport Express and the main gate.

Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park Community Center
5401 Snyder Lane

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2021 to January 14, 2022

Santa Rosa

Sonoma County Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road (Jockey Club entrance)

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2021 to January 16, 2022

Sebastopol

Sebastopol Corporation Yard
425 Morris Street

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2021 to January 7, 2022

Windsor

Windsor Corporation Yard
8400 Windsor Road

Note this location for Windsor residents only

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022

M-F 9A-3P, January 3, 2022 to January 14, 2022

Unincorporated area

County Refuse Disposal Sites, except Central Disposal Site. Up to 2 unflocked trees per vehicle accepted for free.

Note Central Disposal Site does not accept yard debris or wood scrap.

Regular hours. December 26, 2021 to January 14, 2022


Non-profit whole tree pickup

Call (707) 565-3333 to make an appointment for pickup. Pickups will be available December 26, 2021, as well as January 1, 2, 8, and 9, 2022. Call before Saturday, January 8, 2022 to make an appointment. The suggested donation for this service is $7 for trees less than 6 feet and $10 for larger trees. Please note, this service is not available for Sonoma residents this year.