Recology will collect unflocked, undecorated, natural trees in lengths up to 4 feet.
Flocked trees are not accepted in compost collection because flocking contains non-compostable materials including adhesives, flame retardants, or additives. Flocked trees may be disposed as garbage for an additional fee.
Customers who subscribe to food/yard waste collection service may place trees out for collection on their regularly scheduled food/yard waste collection day.
Residential customers who do not subscribe to food/yard waste service may schedule collection of properly prepared trees during the first two full weeks of January(January 2 – 6 and January 9 – 13) at no additional charge. Contact customer service at 206.762.4900 or at DesMoines@Recology.com by Friday, January 1st to schedule a tree collection.