Christmas tree disposal sites across the Valley

- Various cities across the Valley are offering places where residents can drop off their Christmas tree.

The following is a list of some of the sites:

Phoenix (North)

  • Deer Valley Park (19th Ave. & Utopia Rd.)
  • Paradise Valley Park (40th St., south of Union Hills Dr.)
  • Sereno Park (56th St. & Sweetwater Ave.)
  • Cactus Park (38th Ave. & Cactus Rd.)
  • Mountain View Park (7th Ave., south of Peoria Ave.)
  • North Gateway Transfer Station (30205 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Dixileta exit)

Phoenix (Central)

  • Marivue Park (59th Ave. & Osborn Rd.)
  • Washington Park (23rd Ave. & Maryland Ave.)
  • Madison Park (16th St. & Glenrosa Ave.)
  • Los Olivos Park (28th St. & Devonshire Ave.)
  • Desert West Park (67th Ave. and Encanto Blvd.)

Phoenix (South)

  • El Reposo Park (7th St. & Alta Vista Rd.)
  • Mountain Vista Park (50th St., just north of Ray Rd.)
  • Desert Foothills Park (Desert Foothills & Chandler Blvd.)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (35th Ave. & Baseline Rd.)
  • 27th Avenue Transfer Station (3060 S. 27th Ave.)

Tree pickup period, according to the City of Phoenix, lasts until January 8.

A to Z Equipment Rentals and Sales (in Phoenix)

Officials with the City of Phoenix said residents can bring their trees to the two Phoenix locations for A to Z Equipment Rentals and Sales, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., until January 7.

The two Phoenix locations for A to Z Equipment Rentals and Sales are at:

  • 4050 E. Indian School Rd.
  • 15634 N. 32rd St.

I Recycle Phoenix Festival

Officials with the CIty of Phoenix also said residents can drop off their trees at the I Recycle Phoenix festival on Saturday, January 7.

The event is taking place from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Christown-Spectrum Mall on 1703 W. Bethany Home Rd., behind the Walmart.


East Valley

Apache Junction

Officials said trees can be dropped off at the following locations, until February 1:

  • Paws & Claws Care Center (725 E. Baseline Ave.)
  • Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd.)

The dropoff sites will be open 24 hours, according to officials. Flocked trees will not be accepted.



Officials said trees can be dropped off at the following locations, until January 13.

  • Arrowhead Park (1475 W. Erie St.)
  • Chuparoa Park (2400 S. Dobson Rd.)
  • Desert Breeze Park (9660 N. Desert Breeze Blvd. East)
  • Folley Park (601 E. Frye Rd.)
  • Nozomi Park (250 S. Kyrene Rd., north of Loop 202)
  • Pima Park (625 N. McQueen Rd.)
  • Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (955 E. Queen Creek Rd., west of McQueen Rd.)
  • Shawnee Park (1400 W. Mesquite St., west of Alma School Rd.)
  • Snedigar Sportsplex, west side of park
  • Tumbleweed Park, east side of park
  • Veterans Oasis Park (4050 E. Chandler Heights Rd.)



City officials said people can drop off their trees, at the following locations, until January 9.

  • Nichols Park (700 N. Higley Rd.)
  • Hetchler Park (4260 S. Greenfield Rd.)
  • Household Hazardous Waste Facility (2224 E. Queen Creek Rd.)

According to officials, all lights, decorations, nails, and tree stands must be removed before dropoff. Wreaths, snow flocked trees, and artificial trees are not accepted.



  • East Mesa Service Center (6935 E. Decatur St.)
  • Fitch Park (651 N. Center St.) (enter off of 8th St.)
  • Superstition Springs Police/Fire Station (2430 S. Ellsworth Rd.)
  • Mountain View Park (845 N. Lindsay Rd.) (enter off of Adobe St.)
  • Dobson Ranch Park (2363 S. Dobson Rd.)

Trees can be dropped off until January 15, according to officials with the City of Mesa.

In addition, officials said residents taking part in the Green Waste Barrel Program can place their trees inside the green barrel, so long as the tree fits completely inside the container, with the lid properly closed.

Curbside pickup of trees can be done, for $21.83. For more information, call (480) 644-6789.


Queen Creek

Officials said Christmas trees can be dropped off at the northwest section of the lot behind the Queen Creek Library, from 8:00 a.m. to noon on January 7 and January 14.

All ornaments, decorations, lights, and tinsel will need to be removed from trees, officials said.



Officials said they will hold a Christmas Tree Roundup from January 9 to 13. Residents with residential collection service will need to have their Christmas tree on the curbside by 5:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9.

According to officials, stands, lights, and ornaments will need to be removed, and artificial trees will not be collected.

Officials said those who missed the tree roundup, or those who do not have residential collection services, can drop off their tree at the following locations on Saturday, January 14, between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.:

  • Scottsdale Ranch Park (10400 E. Via Linda)
  • Eldorado Park (2311 N. Miller Road)




Officials said residents can drop off their trees at the following location at any time of the day, until January 30.

  • Household Products Collection Center (1320 E. University Dr.)
  • Kiwanis Park Recreation Center (6111 W. All-America Way. Parking lot on west side)


West Valley


  • Acoma Park (53rd Ave. & Acoma Rd.)
  • Fire Station No. 156 (67th Ave. & Deer Valley Rd.)
  • Glendale Heroes Park (83rd Ave. & Bethany Home Rd.)
  • Foothills Park (57th Ave. & Union Hills)
  • Sahuaro Ranch Park (SE corner of 63rd Ave. & Mountain View Rd.)
  • O’Neill Park (64th & Missouri Avenues)
  • Rose Lane Park (51st and Marlette Avenues)

Tree drop offs can be made until January 10. 

In addition, officials with the City of Glendale said residents can leave their tree out, for the monthly Bulk Trash collection that is scheduled for their area. Call (623) 930-2660 for more information.


Litchfield Park

Call (623) 935-5033 for further details.



Officials said residents can drop off their trees at the following locations, until January 5.

  • Peoria Sports Complex (16101 N. 83rd Ave. Entrance off Paradise Ln.) 
  • Wal-Mart (7975 W. Peoria Ave.)
  • Wal-Mart (21655 N. Lake Pleasant Pkwy.)
  • Home Depot (9201 W. Peoria Ave.)
  • Home Depot (25650 N. Lake Pleasant Rd.)
  • Lowe’s (8497 W. Thunderbird Rd.)
  • Lowe’s (25311 N. Lake Pleasant Rd.)
  • Sunrise Mountain Library (21109 N. 98 Ave., at the west side of the parking lot

Tree stands, decorations, hooks and lights will need to be removed, according to officials.

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