Fort Collins residents can recycle their live Christmas trees free of charge through Jan. 20.
Before dropping off, all items must be removed from the tree including lights, wires, hooks, ornaments, tinsel and fake snow.
Drop off trees at the following locations:
Collected trees will be chipped into mulch that will then be used for City landscaping projects and made available to the public year-round at the Timberline Recycling Center and Gardens on Spring Creek. All mulch is free of charge.
After Jan. 20, residents can recycle their tree at the City’s Timberline Recycling Center and other local drop-off locations for a fee. Artificial trees in good condition can be donated to local thrift stores.