City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Residents have several options for free disposal of holiday trees while keeping trees out of the trash. All decorations and stands must be removed and trees over 12 feet tall should be cut in half. Please note that flocked trees will be accepted.
Residents can drop off trees from Dec. 26 through Jan. 10 at one of 12 locations throughout the city. The hours for all locations are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends. The drop off locations are:
Free holiday pick up is available for residents with City refuse and recycling service on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Trees need to be set out for collection by 7 a.m. that day wherever your recycling is normally collected.
Media inquiries can be directed to Diko Melkonian, Manager, Environmental Services Bureau, Department of Public Works, 562.570.2856, Diko.Melkonian@longbeach.gov.