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Treecycle is a seasonal program offered by Denver Recycles that turns discarded Christmas trees into mulch after the holiday season. Free Treecycle mulch is made available to Denver residents at the Mulch Giveaway and Compost Sale in May.  

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This year we collected over 20,600 Christmas trees! Thank you to everyone who participated.

Please visit our Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale page for information on how to reclaim your free mulch made from these Christmas trees!


How It Works:


1. Remove all decorations, lights, and the tree stand from your tree.

2. Set your tree out for collection on one of your scheduled trash collection days between January 6 and 17. 

3. Reclaim free mulch made from your tree at the annual Mulch Giveaway & compost Sale in May.