Gardena residents can recycle their Christmas trees beginning Monday, December 26, 2011 thru Saturday, January 14, 2012. This is a special accommodation that is being provided by the local refuse company, Waste Resources.
To take advantage of this service, Gardena residents should do the following:
* Remove all ornaments/decorations, tinsel, lights, stand and nails from the trees;
* Cut trees in half that are taller than 6 feet;
* Place prepared trees curbside, along with trash containers on regular collection day;
* Flocked trees and trees coated with a fire retardant will be accepted;
Also this year, roll-off bins will be placed at the following three City parks for residents to drop off their trees:
Rowley Park, 13220 S. Van Ness Avenue
Fukai Park, 15800 S. Brighton Avenue
Johnson Park, 1200 W. 170th Street
Trees will be recycled to minimize waste and help to protect the environment. Additional information may be obtained by calling Waste Resources at (310) 366-7600 or the City of Gardena Public Works Department at (310) 217-9568.