San Diego kicks off Christmas tree recycling program

Program runs through Jan. 23

SAN DIEGO - The city of San Diego kicked off its annual tree recycling program Wednesday.

There are 16 locations where trees can be dropped off, including the Miramar Landfill.

Tree owners are advised to take off ornaments, lights and tinsels from the tree ahead of time.

The recycling program runs through Jan. 23.


Drop-off Locations include:

  • -Carmel Valley - Carmel Valley Recreation Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, lower parking lot
  • -Encanto - Cielo Drive at Woodman Street
  • -Golden Hill - Golden Hill Recreation Center, 2600 Golf Course Drive
  • -La Jolla - Kate Sessions Memorial Park, Soledad Road and Loring Street
  • -Logan Heights - Memorial Recreation Center, 2902 Marcy Avenue
  • -Miramar - The Greenery at the Miramar Landfill, Convoy Street north of Highway 52
  • -Mission Bay - Sea World Drive at Pacific Highway
  • -Oak Park - Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Drive, in Gloria's Mesa parking lot
  • -Ocean Beach - Robb Athletic Field Recreation Center, 2525 Bacon Street
  • -Otay Mesa/Nestor - Montgomery Waller Community Park (lower-west parking lot)
  • -Rancho Bernardo - Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center, 18448 W. Bernardo Drive
  • -Rancho Penasquitos - Canyonside Recreation Center, 12350 Black Mountain Road
  • -San Diego State University - Parking Lot D off Alvarado Road
  • -Scripps Ranch - Scripps Ranch Recreation Center, 11454 Blue Cypress Drive
  • -Tierrasanta - De Portola Middle School, 11010 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
  • -University City - Swanson Pool, 3585 Governor Drive

Check the city's website to find out more about the program.

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