Christmas Tree Recycling


Programs are for real trees (not artificial).

Trees should be free of ornaments, tinsel, nails, lights, stands, plastic bags or other manmade materials.

  • Adamstown Borough Drop-off at Community Pool on N Reading Rd 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Akron Borough Drop-off at Roland Park on N. Eleventh St. 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Christiana Borough Drop-off at Lions Park on N Bridge St 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Colerain Township Drop-off at Legion Memorial Park, Quarryville 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Columbia Borough Drop-off at Columbia Fire Company at the corner of 10th and Manor St or the Columbia Borough Yard Waste Center on Blue Lane on 1/9/21 from 8 am – 12 pm.
  • Denver Borough Drop-off at Borough lot at corner of N 8th and Main St 12/28/20 – mid-January, Mon
    – Fri, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. Purchasers of the $15 access card will have normal access.
  • Drumore Township Drop-off at Legion Memorial Park, Quarryville 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Earl Township Drop-off at Maintenance Building on 125 E Huyard Rd 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • East Cocalico Township Drop-off area designated for Township residents only during the month of January located behind the Municipal Building at 100 Hill Rd, Denver. Please follow signs. (DO NOT place on the woody waste pile.) Open from dawn to dusk seven days a week.
  • East Donegal Township Curbside collection by contractor on 1/9/21.
  • East Drumore Township Drop-off at Legion Memorial Park, Quarryville 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • East Hempfield Township Curbside collection by contractor week of 1/11/21 – 1/15/21 on regular collection day. Drop-off at Municipal Building on Nissley Rd until 1/31/21, dawn to dusk.
  • East Lampeter Township Please contact your hauler for Christmas tree pickup service.
  • East Petersburg Borough Annual Boy Scout Troop 33 ‘Christmas Tree Chipping’ event at the East Petersburg Community Park parking lot (6051 Pine Street) on 1/9/2021. Donations are
    requested. You can register for tree pick-up at the Borough office (you will receive a tag). If you decide to have the hauler remove your tree you must get a $5.00 tag at the Borough office.
  • Eden Township Drop-off at Legion Memorial Park at SECA Pool parking lot, Quarryville 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Elizabeth Township Drop-off at Municipal Building on South View Dr 12/26/20 – 2/28/21, daily, dawn to dusk.
  • Elizabethtown Borough Curbside collection by contractor on scheduled yard waste collection days.
  • Ephrata Borough Curbside collection by contractor during 1/4/21 – 1/7/21 and 1/18/21 – 1/21/21 on regular collection day.
  • Lancaster City Curbside collection by contractor on regular trash collection day beginning on Monday 1/4/21 through Friday 1/15/21.
  • Lancaster Township Curbside collection of real trees by contractor during week of 1/11/21 – 1/14/21 on regular collection day. If you miss the free collection, you must purchase and attach a red extra service tag. Township residents only may drop off real trees at the Lancaster Township yard waste facility 12/28/20 – 1/14/21, dawn to dusk, in the designated (signed) area only.
  • Lititz Borough Curbside collection by Lititz Borough Public Works during the week of 1/11/21.
  • Little Britain Township Drop-off at the Township Park near the baseball field on Green Ln in Nottingham, 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Manheim Borough Curbside collection by contractor on 1/9/21.
  • Manheim Township Drop-off at Manheim Township Compost Facility on Oregon Pike for Manheim Township residents only. Trees accepted free of charge until 1/31/21. Trees dropped off 2/1/21 through 3/31/21 are charged $3.
  • Manor Township Drop-off at Manor Township Community Park at corner of Charlestown & Millersville Rds, Creswell Park at 3103 River Rd, Washington Boro Park at corner of River Rd and Route 999, and Greider Park at 306 Dickinson Ave. 12/26/20 – 1/21/21, dawn to dusk.
  • Marietta Borough Curbside collection by contractor on 1/16/21.
  • Millersville Borough Curbside collection by contractor on 1/9/21.
  • Mountville Borough Curbside collection by contractor on 1/8/21.
  • Mount Joy Borough Curbside collection by contractor 1/11/21 – 1/13/21 on regular collection day.
  • Mount Joy Township Curbside collection by contractor on 1/9/21.
  • New Holland Borough Curbside collection by contractor on 1/7/21.
  • Penn Township Drop-off at Municipal Building (in orange fenced area) at 97 N Penryn Rd, 12/26/20– 2/1/21.
  • Pequea Township Drop-off at Silver Mine Park roped off area marked with sign in 1st parking lot at the Rte. 324 (Marticville Rd) entrance on 12/26/20 – 1/31/21, daily from dawn to dusk.
  • Providence Township Drop-off at Municipal Building on Mount Airy Rd, 12/26/20 – 1/31/21, Mon – Thu, 7
    am – 4 pm.
  • Quarryville Borough Drop-off at Legion Memorial Park at SECA Pool parking lot between 12/26/20 –1/31/21.
  • Rapho Township Drop-off at Municipal Building on N Colebrook Rd, 12/26/20 – 1/7/21 for no charge, daily from dawn to dusk. Curbside collection by contractor on 1/18/21.
  • Salisbury Township Drop-off at Municipal Building on Old Philadelphia Pike throughout the year, daily from dawn to dusk.
  • Strasburg Borough Drop-off at the Strasburg Borough Public Works Department, 109 S Jackson St, 12/26/20 – 1/31/21.
  • Terre Hill Borough Drop-off at 426 Linden St at the yard waste recycling facility throughout the year, daily, 6 am – 10 pm
  • Upper Leacock Township Drop-off at Maintenance Building on Newport Rd, 12/26/20 – 1/31/21, daily from dawn to dusk.
  • Warwick Township Drop-off at Municipal Building on Clay Rd, 12/26/20 – 1/26/21 daily from dawn to dusk.
  • West Donegal Township Curbside collection by contractor on 1/12/21 (north side of Bainbridge Rd) and 1/13/21 (south side of Bainbridge Rd).
  • West Earl Township The West Earl compost facility on Locust St is open 24/7 every day of the year (with a valid compost card for entry). Christmas tree pick up will be on Saturday, January 9, but it is only for West Earl Township residents who are in the West Earl Township trash/recycling program.
  • West Hempfield Township Drop-off at Fairview Park on Fairview Rd, 12/26/20 – 1/31/21. Curbside collection with purchase of $5.00 red tag. Tree must be under 6’ in length or cut into separate pieces.
  • West Lampeter Township Curbside collection by 1/6/2021 – 1/7/2021 on regular collection day.