Both Tyler and Longview are offering Christmas tree recycling and instead of sending your tree to the landfill, they are encouraging you to give it a new purpose by using it as compost or fish habitats!

Residence are asked to remove all decorations and only non-flocked real trees may be recycled

LONGVIEW:

Longview residence can drop off treesat three different locations starting today (December 26th) through Friday, January 11th. Trees dropped off at the following locations will be recycled:

  • McWhorter Park, 1000 Toler Rd.
  • Stamper Park, 400 Fair St.
  • Compost Site, 280 Hearne Rd.

Any trees left curbside will NOT be recycled, but taken to the city landfill.

TYLER:

Dates for Tyler Christmas tree recycling are today (December 26th) through Sunday, January 9th at the following locations:

  • Golden Road Park at the intersection of McDonald Road and Golden Road.
  • Fun Forest Park in the 900 block of North Glenwood Boulevard.

Trees should be left near the sign that says "Christ Tree Recycling."