December 23, 2017 – Beginning December 26th through January 31st, free Christmas tree recycling is available at the McCourtney Road Transfer Station and the Eric Rood Administrative Center (Cement Hill Road entrance). The McCourtney Road Transfer Station is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Christmas trees will be accepted at the green waste area.

Christmas trees will also be accepted at the Lake Wildwood Wastewater Treatment Plant, Lake of the Pines Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Alta Sierra Fire Department on Tammy Way on Saturday, January 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Residents that subscribe to Waste Management’s green waste collection service may cut their Christmas trees to fit in their carts for collection on normal service days.

Trees must be free of ornaments, lights or metal stands and un-flocked.  Take advantage of free Christmas tree recycling and help keep Nevada County litter free!  For more information, call (530) 274-3090.  Have a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year!