Christmas Tree Disposal

Recycle Right this Holiday Season

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi’s Solid Waste Department asks residents to set out their ‘real’ Christmas trees for collection ONLY during your area's authorized brush, or brush and bulky set-out times.

To find your service area and collection schedule please visit You can also take your trees to the J.C. Elliott Collection Center located on Highway 286 and Ayers Street, Monday thru Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no additional cost for residents choosing any of these options.

Residents are asked to remove all lights and ornaments from the trees before dropping them off. DO NOT throw real Christmas trees into your recycling cart. 

For more information, please contact Senior Public Information Officer Amy Gazin at 361-826-1655 or by email at