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City Offers Free Christmas Tree and Wreath RecyclingCity Offers Free Christmas Tree and Wreath Recycling<div class="ExternalClass3CAF145454884E849A586C755328D895"><p>​</p><p><strong>     </strong>The city's Public Works Department offers Phoenix residents a green way to take down their Christmas trees and wreaths. Trees can be dropped off for recycling at any of the participating Phoenix parks anytime between Saturday, Dec. 26, and Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016.</p><p>     Participating parks include:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>NORTH PHOENIX</strong><br> Deer Valley Park, 19th Avenue and Utopia Road<br> Paradise Valley Park, 40th Street south of Union Hills Drive<br> Sereno Park, 56th Street and Sweetwater Avenue<br> Cactus Park, 38th Avenue and Cactus Road<br> Mountain View Park, Seventh Avenue south of Peoria Avenue </li></ul><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>CENTRAL PHOENIX</strong><br> Marivue Park, 59th Avenue and Osborn Road<br> Washington Park, 23rd Avenue and Maryland Avenue<br> Madison Park, 16th Street and Glenrosa Avenue<br> Los Olivos Park, 28th Street and Devonshire Avenue<br> Desert West Park, 67th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard</li></ul><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>SOUTH PHOENIX</strong><br> El Reposo Park, Seventh Street and Alta Vista Road<br> Mountain Vista Park, 50th Street just north of Ray Road<br> Desert Foothills Park, Desert Foothills and Chandler Boulevard<br> Cesar Chavez Park, 35th Avenue and Baseline Road</li></ul><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>TRANSFER STATIONS (with Phoenix city services bill and matching photo ID)</strong></li></ul><p>            North Gateway Transfer Station, 30205 N. Black Canyon Hwy.</p><p>            27<sup>th</sup> Avenue Transfer Station, 3060 S. 27<sup>th</sup>  Ave.       </p><p>            (Closed on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2016)</p><p> Other options: </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Residents also may bring their Christmas trees to A to Z Equipment Rentals and Sales locations, 4050 E. Indian School Road or 15634 N. 32nd St., which will accept trees at no charge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 26 to Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. They are closed Sundays and New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2016. On New Year's Eve, A to Z Equipment Rentals is open from 9 a.m. to noon only. </li></ul><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Trees and wreaths may be dropped off to be recycled at the "I Recycle Phoenix" festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Christown-Spectrum Mall, 1703 W. Bethany Home Road, behind the Walmart.  </li></ul><p>     Christmas trees and wreaths must be unbagged and free of decorations and embellishments before they are dropped off at various recycling spots. </p><p>     For more information, please visit phoenix.gov/publicworks, search word "Christmas tree recycling," or call 602-262-7251. </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>- 30 -</strong></p></div>12/23/2015 11:00:00 PMYvette Roeder, 602-501-0620 (media only)Customer Service602-262-7251