Christmas Tree Recycling Options

Tompkins County residents who are looking to get rid of Christmas trees at the start of 2020 should first check to see if their local municipality has an option for them. We’ve compiled a list of these options:

Check to see if your municipality has a Christmas tree collection or drop off program.

Christmas trees can be dropped off at the Recycling and Solid Waste for free through January 31st, 2020. Users should stop at the scale house for a coupon before proceeding to the drop off. A solid waste permit is not required.

From February 1st, normal yard waste fees will apply for this material.