Christmas Tree Recycling at Zilker Park

Don’t throw away your holiday tree; give it another life by recycling it! Starting December 26, City of Austin curbside customers can recycle their Christmas and holiday trees by leaving them at the curb on their regular collection day. All other residents can drop trees off at Zilker Park.

All residents can​ do a contactless drop off of their trees for recycling at Zilker Park, even if they are not a City of Austin customer. Trees with flocking (artificial snow) are not accepted. Please remove all decorations and stands prior to arrival and remember to bring your mask or face covering for drop off.

Remove all ornaments, decorations, lights and tree stands image Do not place tree in a bag image Trees with flocking (artificial snow) are not accepted image

Drop off is between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Sunday, January 2, 2022
  • Saturday, January 8, 2022
  • Sunday, January 9, 2022

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