That tree looking a little dry? You've already returned those novelty socks, so recycle your tree before it turns into a sparkly fire hazard. Take Humboldt Waste Management's advice — pluck off all your ornaments and let the folks listed below take the tree off your hands.
From Humboldt Waste Management's press release:
Free drop off at Wes Green’s Mad River Compost Facility, 6360 West End Road from December 26 - Friday, January 31. Open hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Arcata High students raising funds will pick up trees curbside for $10, December 26 - Sunday, January 12. Call (707) 822-8325.
Free drop off at Prasch Hall, near baseball fields, December 26 - Friday, January 10.
Free drop off at HWMA’s Transfer Station, 1059 W. Hawthorne St., December 26 - Sunday, January 12 during open hours. Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Commercial trees do not apply. Recology picks up trees in Eureka and surrounding county areas January 4 and 11 for $5. Call (707) 442-5711 for an appointment.
Free drop off at the City Barn, Francis St., from December 26 - Friday, January 10. For those who cannot transport trees, place curbside on Friday, January 3 by 2:00 p.m. for pickup by the Ferndale Boy Scout volunteers.
Free drop off at Eel River Disposal’s Transfer Station, 965 Riverwalk Dr., December 26 - Wednesday, January 15. Call (707) 725-5156 for open hours. Don’t have greenwaste pick up? Eel River Disposal collects trees for $12.
Free drop off at Humboldt Sanitation’s Transfer Station, 2585 Central Ave, December 26 - Sunday, January 19. Call (707) 839-3285 for open hours. Arcata High students will collect trees for $15. See details under ‘Arcata.’
Free drop off at Eel River Disposal’s Transfer Station, 965 Riverwalk Dr., December 26 - Wednesday, January 15. Call (707) 725-5156 for open hours. Eel River Disposal picks up trees curbside for $12.
Free drop off behind Murphy’s Market, December 26 - Friday, January 31.