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Christmas trees

Before delivering materials, please contact these organizations directly to verify prices (if any) and hours of operation. Thurston County maintains this list as a courtesy to the public and does not endorse or guarantee the quality of the service offered or provided.

If your business accepts these materials for recycling or resale and would like to be added to this list of vendors, please e-mail
ThurstonSolidWaste@co.thurston.wa.us

Remember that you may also be able to post your items on 2good2toss.com and other materials-exchange Web sites. Rules and restrictions vary by site.

Flocked trees are accepted. Please remove all ornaments, lights, stands, and tinsel from trees prior to recycling. Multi-family complex residents should check with their property manager for tree collection locations.

City of Lacey residents: Local Boy Scouts will pick up trees within city limits on Saturday, January 5. Place trees curbside by 8:00 a.m. Donations are accepted online at www.troop222wa or by mail to P.O. Box 5379, Lacey, WA 98509 c/o Boy Scout Troop 222 Tree Roundup. Contact John at 360-888-5215 for more information.

City of Olympia customers can put trees in their yard waste cart in 3ft sections or smaller, or put them in the normal pickup spot on the following days (cut if longer than 6 ft):
•Tues/Wed garbage customers: Sat, January 5
•Thurs/Fri garbage customers: Sat, January 12

City of Tumwater residents can place trees at the nearest street corner (not blocking the street) by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, January 14.

City of Tenino residents can take trees to 418 S. Wichman St from December 29 - January 19.

City of Yelm residents can place trees in designated dumpster to Yelm City Park anytime from Friday, December 28 through Tuesday, January 11, or until full.

LeMay curbside customers: place your tree in or near your yard/food waste cart (in sections 3 feet or less). Extra fee(s) apply for customers not signed up for yard/food waste collection. Call 360-923-0111 for information.

Thurston County Rochester/Rainier Drop-Box Facilities:

•Rainier residents: Take trees for free to the Rainier Drop Box Facility at 13010 Rainier Acres Rd. from December 28 - January 13 (open Friday - Sunday only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
•Rochester residents: Take trees for free to the Rochester Drop Box Facility at 16500 Sargent Road from December 29 - January 13 (open Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Thurston County Waste & Recovery Center: Trees are accepted for free from December 26 - January 13 (closed January 1). The Waste and Recovery Center (formerly known as the Hawks Prairie Landfill) is a one-stop campus where residents can dispose of recyclables, trash, and household hazardous wastes.


Service Providers

 
Thurston County Rochester/Rainier Facilities
...WA
(360) 867-2491

Rainier residents: Take trees for free to the Rainier Drop Box Facility at 13010 Rainier Acres Rd. from December 28 - January 13 (open Friday - Sunday only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Rochester residents: Take trees for free to the Rochester Drop Box Facility at 16500 Sargent Road from December 29 - January 13 (open Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Thurston County operates two drop box facilities to make it easy for residents in south Thurston County to dispose of garbage and recyclables. The boxes are located in Rainier and Rochester. For more information, visit this web page.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.


Thurston County Waste & Recovery Center
2420 Hogum Bay Rd NE, Lacey, WA 98516
(360) 786-5494
www.thurstonsolidwaste.org

Trees are accepted for free from December 26 - January 13 (closed January 1). The Waste and Recovery Center (formerly known as the Hawks Prairie Landfill) is a one-stop campus where residents can dispose of recyclables, trash, and household hazardous wastes. For more information, click here. Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.

The Waste and Recovery Center (formerly known as the Hawks Prairie Landfill) is a one-stop campus where residents can dispose of recyclables, trash, and household hazardous wastes. For more information, click here.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.



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