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Christmas Tree Recycling

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Starting Tuesday, Dec. 26, residents served by the Department of Solid Waste Management can recycle their clean, decoration-free Christmas trees.

Take your tree to one of the following locations:

Trash and Recycling Centers

Open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Eureka Drive – 9401 SW 184 St.
  • Golden Glades – 140 NW 160 St.
  • Moody Drive – 12970 SW 268 St.
  • North Dade Landfill – 21500 NW 47 Ave.
  • Palm Springs North – 7870 NW 178 St.
  • Snapper Creek – 2200 SW 117 Ave.
  • South Miami Heights – 20800 SW 117 Ct.
  • Sunset Kendall – 8000 SW 107 Ave.
  • West Little River – 1830 NW 79 St.
  • West Perrine – 16651 SW 107 Ave.

Home Chemical Collection Center

Open seven days a week for tree drop off only from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • West Miami-Dade – 8801 NW 58 St.
  • Christmas tree mulch availability

    Recycled Christmas trees will be chipped and given away as mulch for free, which will be available at the following locations starting in February:

    • Eureka Drive – 9401 SW 184 St.
    • Golden Glades – 140 NW 160 St.
    • Moody Drive – 12970 SW 268 St.
    • North Dade Landfill – 21500 NW 47 Ave.
    • Sunset Kendall – 8000 SW 107 Ave.
    • West Little River – 1830 NW 79 St.
    • West Perrine – 16651 SW 107 Ave.

    Residents can pick up the mulch on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Please bring a shovel and bags or pails to take away the material.

  • Curbside Christmas tree collection

    Crews will collect Christmas trees at curbside beginning January 8 based on geographic zones. Place your tree at the curb the Sunday before your assigned pickup week.

    • Zone 1: January 8-12
      Northwest 215th Street to the north side of Northwest 25th Street. Includes all of Sunny Isles Beach.
      Place tree at the curb by Sunday, January 7.

    • Zone 2: January 16-19
      South side of Northwest 25th Street to the north side of Southwest 88th Street.
      Place tree at the curb by Sunday, January 14.

    • Zone 3: January 22-26
      South side of Southwest 88th Street to the north side of Southwest 152nd Street.
      Place tree at the curb by Sunday, January 21.

    • Zone 4: January 29 – February 2
      South side of Southwest 152nd Street to Southwest 400th Street.
      Place tree at the curb by Sunday, January 28.

    Christmas Tree recycling zone map

  • Other Christmas tree disposal options

    You can cut up your Christmas tree and place it in your green garbage cart for collection with your household garbage. You can also use one of your two bulky waste pickups to have your tree collected.

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Solid Waste Management
Alina Hudak, Deputy Mayor

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street
Miami, FL 33128
305-514-6666