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

On your regular yard waste collection day, unflocked trees may be placed inside your yard waste container for pickup. The tree must be cut into pieces 4 feet or shorter to fit inside the container with the lid closed.

Whole tree * curbside pickup is only available in Windsor. For areas outside of Windsor, provided your tree does not fit inside your yard waste cart, cut your unflocked tree in half and set it out on your curb on specified dates:

Cloverdale

December 30, 2019 – January 4, 2020

Cotati

January 7, 2020 – January 11, 2020

Healdsburg

December 30, 2019 – January 11, 2020

Petaluma

January 6, 2019 – January 10, 2020

Rohnert Park

January 6, 2019 – January 10, 2020

Santa Rosa

December 30, 2019 – January 10, 2020

Windsor

December 26, 2019 – December 31, 2019

* Whole tree collection up to 6 feet tall may be placed on the curb.

Unincorporated area

December 30, 2019 – January 24, 2020 Please visit
www.recology.com/rsmschedules for updated service schedules
and pickup route map.

Drop-off

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

Cloverdale

Cloverdale Citrus Fair,
Washington Street entrance

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020

Cotati

Cotati Fire Station,
1 East Cotati Avenue

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020

Healdsburg

Healdsburg Corporation Yard
550 Westside Road

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020

Petaluma

Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds
175 Fairgrounds Drive

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020

Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park Fire Station
5401 Snyder Lane

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020

Santa Rosa

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

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2019 to January 10, 2020

Sebastopol

Sebastopol Corporation Yard
425 Morris Street

Daily 8A-4P, December 26, 2019 to January 10, 2020

Windsor

Windsor Corporation Yard
8400 Windsor Road

Daily 8A-5P, December 26, 2019 to February 1, 2020

Unincorporated area

County Refuse Disposal Sites, except Central Disposal Site.

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

Regular hours. December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020


Non-profit whole tree pickup

Call 707-565-3333. Call before Saturday, January 11, 2020. The suggested donation for this service is $7 for trees less than 6 feet and $10 for larger trees.

Hours listed on this page may change without notice.