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Christmas Tree Recycling Available in Central Virginia

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Donnie Ray Jones, Photo Date: December 2010

There are a number of locations in central Virginia that will accept Christmas trees from area residents. Please be sure to remove all tinsel, bulbs, wire and bolts from the tree before taking it to a disposal center. Most facilities will be recycling the trees into mulch.

Visit for additional holiday recycling information.

TOWN of ASHLAND RESIDENTS                                                       

  • Set tree at curb for collection by town crews.


Northern Area Convenience Center at3200 Warbro Rd. off Hull Street Rd. or Genito Rd. Through January 31st, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Open Monday and Friday, Saturday and Sunday(closed holidays).

Southern Area Convenience Center at 6700 Landfill Rd. off Ironbridge Rd. Through January 31, 9:30 am – 6 pm   (closed holidays).


Starting December 27th–any Fri/Sat. No end date.

Recycling Center, 2701 Conduit Road (behind Sheetz).  Open  Fridays and Saturdays,  8 am – 12 (noon), 1-5 pm (closed from 12-1 pm and holidays) .


Central Convenience Center at 1908 Hidden Rock Lane, in Courthouse area.Through January 31, 7:30 am – 6 pm. (closed Jan. 1 & Jan. 21 and every Thursday)

Western Convenience Center at 3455 Hadensville Fife Road. Through January 31, 7:30 am – 6 pm  (closed Jan. 1 and Jan. 21 and every Tuesday and Wednesday).

HANOVER COUNTY RESIDENTS                                         

  • Rt. 301 Transfer Station                                               Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Monday – Saturday

Courtland Farm Rd. (Rt. 820), yard waste area            8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Closed Sundays and holidays)

  • Mechanicsville Solid Waste Convenience Center        Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Sunday – Saturday

7427 Verdi Ln.(Rt. 710), yard waste area                  7:00 am to 7:00 pm, daily (closed holidays)

  • Courthouse Solid Waste Convenience Center              Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Sunday – Saturday

7301 Courtland Farm Rd. (Rt 820)                             7:00 am to 7:00 pm (closed holidays)

  • Beaverdam Solid Waste Convenience Center              Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Sunday – Saturday

18400 Beaverdam Rd. (Rt 715)                                   7:00 am to 7:00 pm (closed holidays)

  • Doswell Solid Waste Convenience Center                   Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Sunday – Saturday

11224 Doswell Rd. (Rt. 688)                                       7:00 am to 7:00 pm (closed holidays)

  • Elmont Solid Waste Convenience Center                      Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Sunday – Saturday

11045 Lewistown Rd. (Rt. 783)                                   7:00 am to 7:00 pm (closed holidays)

  • Montpelier Solid Waste Convenience Center               Dec. 26 – Jan. 31, Sunday – Saturday

15188 Clazemont Rd. (Rt. 715)                                   7:00 am to 7:00 pm (closed holidays)

HENRICO COUNTY RESIDENTS                                                       

  • Springfield Road Landfill Public Use Area                  Dec. 26 – Jan. 12

Near Nuckols Rd. and I-295, yard waste area              7:30 am to 7:00 pm (daily, except holidays)

  • Charles City Road Landfill Public Use Area                Dec. 26 – Jan. 12

2075 Charles City Rd., yard waste area                       7:30 am to 7:00 pm (daily, except holidays)

  • Eastern Henrico Government Center                           Dec. 26 – Jan. 12

3820 Nine Mile Rd., front parking lot

  • Western Henrico Government Center                          Dec. 26 – Jan. 12

4301 E. Parham Rd., lower parking lot

(near Prince Henry Dr)

CITY OF HOPEWELL RESIDENTS                                         

Trees considered brush at CCC (no date limit)

  • Citizen Convenience Center (CCC)                             12:30 pm to 3:30 pm (Tues, Wed, Fri)

507 Station St., yard waste area                                   8:00 am to 4:30 pm (Sat)

  • Leave tree by trash cart for collection (tree will not be recycled)

NEW KENT COUNTY RESIDENTS                                          

Open 7 days a week, 7 am – 7 pm             

Rt. 618, 6301 Olivet Church Rd., yard waste area    (Closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1)

CITY of  PETERSBURG RESIDENTS                                            

  • Set tree at curb for collection by town crews.

POWHATAN COUNTY RESIDENTS                                       

  • Yard Works in Powhatan                                             Jan. 2 – Jan. 31

1990 Anderson Hwy.                                                  7:30 am to 5 pm (Monday through Friday)

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY RESIDENTS                                         

  • County Convenience Station, 3100 Union Branch Road         Dec. 26 – Jan. 12, 8:00 am – 5 pm

Container First Services is offering Christmas Tree Recycling for PG residents (closed Dec 31 at noon. Reopen Jan 2)


  • East Richmond Road Convenience Center                                through January 11
    3800 East Richmond Road, yard waste area
  • Richmond Southside Transfer Station
    3520 N. Hopkins Road, yard waste area

Parker Field Annex, 1710 Robin Hood Road (NE corner & N. Blvd)

  • Residents can set tree by Supercan for collection.  (Tree will be recycled)