Recycle Your Christmas Tree – Pasco County

Recycle Your Christmas Tree – Pasco County. Pasco County has recycling for Christmas trees. There may be different requirements to recycle our once-green friends but if you have curbside recycling you can do it yourself from home.

It seems sad to me that after reigning in splendor in our homes, the tree is just thrown at the curbside.  At the least, it can be recycles or sent for re-use.

One very important caveat: never burn your Christmas Tree in your fireplace or wood stove.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree – Pasco County

  • First, remove all tinsel, metal hooks, lights and ornaments. 
  • Choose a container (plastic bags are not allowed).
  • Put a sticker on it. Get your sticker from the trash service guys.
  • Put out at the curb the night before pick-up day.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree - Pasco CountyIn Pasco County, each year the Recycling Department, Parks and Recreation and some private businesses partner to offer Christmas tree recycling drop offs to Pasco citizens. The trees are chipped and used in our parks to mulch trails and planting beds. The drop off runs from the day after Christmas until  Jan 12 during normal business hours. There are generally 8-10 drop off sites throughout the county.

Questions or Concerns, Contact the Recycling Office:
Central: (813) 235-6012
Westside: (727) 856-4539
Eastside: (352) 521-4285

Or you can remove all tinsel, metal hooks and decorations from your tree and drop it off at one of the following locations during normal business hours. Do this from December 26, 2018 through January 7, 2019.

Pasco County residents recycled 1,272 Christmas trees last year!


  • John S. Burks Memorial Park, 13220 Gene Nelson Blvd., Dade City
  • Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson
  • Anclote Gulf Park, 2305 Baillie’s Bluff Road, Holiday
  • Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’Lakes Blvd. Land O’ Lakes
  • Sam W. Pasco Recreational Complex, 39835 Chancey Road, Zephyrhills
  • Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Road, New Port Richey
  • West Pasco Class III site, 14606 Hays Road, Spring Hill
  • Wesley Chapel District Park (north end at Overpass Road), 7727 Boyette Road, Wesley Chapel.

You can visit the Pasco website here for more information. For more in general information about Pasco County Recycling, click here.

Pet Safety During  the Holidays

You can visit the Pasco website here for more information. For more in general information about Pasco County Recycling, click here.

Pet Safety During  the Holidays

Trinity Pets Yappy Hour – Come visit with us at Varsity Club Trinity and bring your dog.  Or if you need a Professional Pet Sitter (insured/bonded), give us a call 727-359-9518 at Trinity Pet Sitters LLC.

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Author: Toni Weidman

Experience Counts! I have been selling homes in West Pasco and Pinellas counties-Florida for over 25 years. Craig & I run Trinity Pets Yappy Hour for animal rescues. And a Broker-associate with Sailwinds Realty, Trinity. Craig and I run Trinity Pet Sitters LLC.