Christmas Tree Collection
It will be time to purchase a Christmas trees before you know it. So, before you buy a Christmas tree think about how you want to dispose of it. In order to recycle your tree do not get a tree with flocking or add flocking to your tree. When getting the tree ready for recycling please remove your tree from the stand, remove all tinsel, lights and ornaments.
Recycling Your Christmas Tree: Two Options
For those of you who want to help restore our “Brazoria County” sand dunes bring your Christmas tree to the Stella Roberts Recycling Center, 5800 Magnolia Dr., Pearland, TX 77584 during the centers operating hours, M-F 8AM-5PM, Sat 9AM-1PM (center will be Jan. 1) – those dumping outside the gate when the center is closed can be fined up to $200), trees will be accepted from December 26, 2013 to January 18, 2014.
Trees for the Dunes Project will also be accepted at the Brazoria County Precinct 2 Work Yard 7315 Corporate Dr, Manvel, TX Monday-Thursday 7:30AM-5:30PM. This work yard is approximately 2 miles east of the SH288 and SH6 intersection. It is behind the Brazoria County Service Center (turn onto Corporate drive and pass the service center building). There is a cable link fence surrounding the work yard, with a gate that is unlocked during operating hours.
Trees collected at these sites in Pearland and Manvel will be used for the Brazoria County Dune Project on January 25, 2014. At 9:00AM Volunteers will meet at Quintana Beach County Park and Stahlman Park, Surfside to rebuild, restore and strengthen our dune line against storm surges. There will be a lunch following the staking of the trees. For more information about the Dunes Day project call James Glover (979) 864-1541 or Patty Brinkmeyer (979) 233-1461.
If you can’t transport your tree, you live in a single-family dwelling and you are within Pearland City of limits, your tree can be set out curbside on your Green Waste Day (second trash day of the week). These trees will go to a commercial composting facility where they are chopped up for mulch at the facility along with the rest of your green waste.