The City of Coral Gables is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Coral Gables residents. Recycling your tree helps to preserve landfill space and provides the opportunity to repurpose this valuable resource as mulch and ground cover in natural park and planting areas throughout the community. So that we can provide the most efficient service possible, please observe the following collection schedule and placement requirements.
|Residents living in the area from||Collection Dates|
|Coral Way to north city limits||Monday – December 28, 2020|
Monday – January 4, 2021
Monday – January 11, 2021
|Coral Way to Bird Road||Tuesday – December 29, 2020|
Tuesday – January 5, 2021
Tuesday – January 12, 2021
|Bird Road to Hardee Road||Wednesday – December 30, 2020|
Wednesday – January 6, 2021
Wednesday – January 13, 2021
|Hardee Road to Kendall Drive||Thursday – December 31, 2020|
Thursday – January 7, 2021
Thursday – January 14, 2021
|Kendall Drive to south city limits||Friday – January 1, 2021|
Friday – January 8, 2021
Friday – January 15, 2021
- Place tree out after 5:00 P.M. the day before your scheduled tree collection day specified above.
- Keep tree separate from your trash/yard waste pile. If the tree is placed in the trash pile with other debris, it won’t be recycled.
- Remove tree stand, lights, ornaments, tinsel and other decorations before placing out for collection.
- Do not bag your tree or place flocked trees out for collection.
For Multi-Family Residences
- Coral Gables is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Coral Gables residents. Recycling your tree helps to preserve landfill space, and provides the opportunity to repurpose this valuable resource as mulch and ground cover in natural -park and planting areas throughout the community.
- Multi-Family residents wishing to recycle their tree beginning December 28th through Friday January 15th may bring it to a drop-off area located at the War Memorial Youth Center’s (405 University Drive) west parking lot (south end), parallel to Segovia Street.
For more information or questions, please call 305-460-5346 or visit www.coralgables.com/waste
Additional Holiday Recycling Tips
Coral Gables reminds all of our residents and businesses which common holiday items can & cannot be recycled.
- Cardboard and paper boxes
- Gift bags
- Paper cards and envelopes
- Catalogs and magazines
- Tissue paper and gift wrap
- Empty Glass Containers
- Styrofoam peanuts and packaging material
- Ribbon and tinsel
- Lights and wires
- Plastic bags/Plastic films
- Styrofoam and plastic cups
Residents are encouraged to break down and flatten all cardboard boxes and place into or next to the recycling bins. Please do not place boxes out in the swale. Additional bins are available for free upon request.