Boulder, Lafayette, Louisville

Ready To Recycle Your Christmas Tree? Find out how…


Christmas tree recycling opportunities offered in

Boulder County

By John Fryar, Daily Camera

The Daily Camera article lists these location for dropping off your trees:

• Boulder: Boulder city and unincorporated Boulder County residents can take their trees to the Western Disposal Yard Waste Drop-off Site, 5880 Butte Mill Road, which is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays but closed on Sundays. People who are Western Disposal compost-service customers can put their tree by their compost cart on their compost collection day.

• Longmont: The city is providing  four satellite Christmas tree drop-off locations through Jan. 8: Roosevelt Park, 600 Longs Peak Ave., in the parking lot south of Eighth Avenue; Garden Acres Park, 2058 Spencer St., in the west side of the parking lot off of 18th Avenue; Kanemoto Park, 1151 S. Pratt Parkway, in the parking lot off South Pratt Parkway; and Centennial Park, 1100 Lashley St., in the east parking lot off Alpine Street. Trees also will be accepted 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at Longmont’s Waste Diversion Center, 140 Martin St.

• Lafayette: Trees will be accepted from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Feb. 3, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Lafayette Service Center, 1700 Avalon Ave.

• Louisville: The Branch Recycle Site north of the Louisville Cemetery on Empire Road will accept Christmas trees from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 7 and Jan. 8. Western Disposal will also host curbside pickup of trees on Thursday and on Jan. 12 and Jan. 26.

• Superior: Trees can be taken to the town’s Yard Waste Recycling Facility at 2125 Honey Creek Lane, next to the wastewater treatment plant, from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

• Erie: Trees can be dropped off through Jan. 15 at Coal Creek Park, 575 Kattell St., at a designated area in the north parking lot.

• Dacono: Trees can be brought to Centennial Field near the Public Works facility at 125 S. Forest Ave., under the blue water tower, through Jan. 9. Signs will direct participants to the appropriate drop-off area.

• Frederick: Through Jan. 15, residents can drop their trees off at the southeast corner parking lot at Centennial Park, 630 Eighth St.

• Firestone: Residents can recycle their Christmas trees at the Firestone Public Works facility, 7500 Pine Cone Ave., from a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekday business hours through Jan. 17.

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Hard to Recycle Goods & Electronics: Drop them at Whole Foods!

bins w truckWe can no longer dispose of electronics in the landfill! As of July 1, 2013 it is this is the law in Boulder. So what can you do with those unwanted electronics? Bring them to Whole Foods on Baseline [1st Sunday of the month] or in Superior [4th Sunday of the month] from 10am to 2pm to dispose of them responsibly. Most items are collected for free, but some do have a small fee. To get the scoop on this new program go to

Boulder, Louisville

Where Can You Recycle Your Electronics? Whole Foods on Baseline!

sustainability recyclingAs of July 1, 2013 legislation bans Colorado residents from disposing of electronics in the landfill. E-waste is a growing problem because electronics contain dangerous toxins and when not disposed of sustainably they can cause serious problems down the road. But on the 1st Sunday of the month you can stop by Whole Foods on Baseline and Broadway [2584 Baseline Road, Boulder] or on the 4th Sunday of the month you can head to Whole Foods in Superior [303 Marshall Road] to recycle your used electronics. Most items are accepted for free, but some do have a small fee. Electronics recycling between 10am and 2pm.

For a complete list of what you can recycle, when you can recycle it, and where you can drop off you used electronics click here or call 303.424.1719.


Boulder, Fitness and Sports, Kids

Get Ready! The BVSD Bike Collection Drive Is Happening April 16 and 17, 2013: Donate your bikes to a great cause!

recycle-your-bikeBoulder Valley School District is hosting a Bike Collection Drive to benefit Community Cycles, a Boulder area non-profit dedicated to enhancing bike culture and giving people access to bikes. Donate your used bikes, parts, and accessories IN ANY CONDITION to Community Cycles and they will make sure they are put to good use. Donation dates and locations:

  • Tuesday, April 16: Boulder High School in the parking lot at Arapahoe and 15th Street. 8:00am to 5:00pm.
  • Wednesday, April 17: Fairview High School in the horseshoe in front off of Greenbriar. 8:00am to 5:00pm.

For more information contact Community Cycles.