SWMD Invites Customers to Mulch Their Real Christmas Trees

Solid Waste Management Department customers are invited to turn their live Christmas trees into mulch after the holiday season according to the following schedule:

January 2 to January 31, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm:

            Bitters Brush Drop-Off Center - 1800 Wurzbach Parkway, 78216

            Nelson Gardens Drop-Off Center - 8963 Nelson Road, 78252

            SWMD Highway 90 Location - 5450 Castroville Road, 78227

January 2 to January 16 Tuesday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm:

           Culebra Road Drop-Off Center – 7030 Culebra Road, 78238

            Frio City Road Drop-Off Center – 1531 Frio City Road, 78226

            Rigsby Road Drop-Off Center – 2755 Rigsby Road, 78222

Customers should follow these guidelines. If the tree is over 6 ft. tall cut it in half. Remove all lights, decorations, and stands.  Do not bag trees. No live wreaths, garlands, or plants will be accepted.  Approximately one to two weeks after these dates, the tree mulch will be available at the Bitters Brush location for free while supplies last.

Customers can also place smaller real trees in their green organics carts for their normal collection dates.  Trimming may be required. The cart lid must close completely. Do not over-stuff or over-fill the cart. Do not bag the tree. No plastic, metal, or glass is accepted.

For more information, visit, www.sanantonio.gov/swmd. Follow us at www.facebook.com/SWMD. Download the free mobile app at https://www.sanantonio.gov/GetConnected/Mobile-Apps#Recycling