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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services

Posted on: December 3, 2018

Your Holiday Recycling Resource

How to recycle those holiday items

These helpful resources will tell you how to dispose of those Amazon boxes, where to take your tree after Christmas and what to do with those old ornaments and broken tree lights.

Christmas Tree Drop-off

Drop off your live tree at any of these four locations between Wednesday, December 26 – Wednesday, January 2:

Jack Carter Park
2601 Pleasant Valley, Plano 75023
(south lot off Pleasant Valley)

Old Shepard Place park
1301 Winding Hollow Lane, Plano 75093
(northeast corner of Shepton lot off Plano Parkway)

Russell Creek Park
2500 McDermott Road, Plano 75025
(northeast lot off McDermott)

Schell Park
2305 Laurel Lane, Plano 75074
(southeast lot off Laurel)

*Please remove all ornaments, lights and tinsel prior to dropping off your live tree.

Recycling Your Amazon Boxes

Remove all interior packaging, break down and place next to brown compost bags or place in recycling cart.

Packaging and Styrofoam

Place packaging and Styrofoam in your trash and not in your recycling cart. Styrofoam can also be taken to the Environmental Collection Center in Frisco.

Recycling Decorations and Ornaments

Decorations and ornaments in good condition can be donated or put in your curbside Simple Recycling bags on your designated recycling day.

Recycling Christmas Lights and Electronics

Drop off your unwanted Christmas lights and electronics during the monthly electronics recycling on the first three Saturdays of the month.  Visit the electronics recycling page for details.


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