The gifts are opened, you have all had your share of yummy food and now it is time for clean-up! While many wait until after New Year (I kid you not, I know of some who wait an extra month or two!), others will be going out of town and are just ready to do the deed early! What am I talking about, you ask? Disposing of your Christmas tree is what!
The City of San Diego Environmental Services Department will be hosting the 39th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program from December 26, 2011 through January 23, 2013. This year’s Christmas tree recycling program in San Diego will provide 16 drop-off locations available to residents only. The website gives directions for curbside collection and drop-off locations, as well.
•Carmel Valley – Carmel Valley Recreation Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, lower parking lot •Encanto – Cielo Drive at Woodman Street
•Golden Hill – Golden Hill Recreation Center, 2600 Golf Course Drive •La Jolla – Kate Sessions Memorial Park, Soledad Road and Loring Street
•Logan Heights – Memorial Recreation Center, 2902 Marcy Avenue
•Miramar – The Greenery at the Miramar Landfill, Convoy Street north of Highway 52
•Mission Bay – Sea World Drive at Pacific Highway
•Oak Park – Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Drive, in Gloria’s Mesa parking lot •Ocean Beach – Robb Athletic Field Recreation Center, 2525 Bacon Street
•Otay Mesa/Nestor – Montgomery Waller Community Park (lower-west parking lot)
•Rancho Bernardo – Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center, 18448 W. Bernardo Drive
•Rancho Penasquitos – Canyonside Recreation Center, 12350 Black Mountain Road •San Diego State University – Parking Lot D off Alvarado Road
•Scripps Ranch – Scripps Ranch Recreation Center, 11454 Blue Cypress Drive
•Tierrasanta – De Portola Middle School, 11010 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
•University City – Swanson Pool, 3585 Governor Drive
SDBM Tip: While you are enjoying your festivities, perhaps allocate special trash cans for other recyclable items!