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Denver residents recycled 21,508 trees in the 2019 Treecycle program! These trees are getting turned into mulch now, and this mulch will be made available to Denver residents for free in the spring.

Learn more about Denver’s annual Mulch Giveaway and Compost Sale




  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 during the two-week Treecycle collection period..
  3. Reclaim free mulch made from your tree at the annual Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale in May.