Tree Recycling and Mulch

The Town of Erie will host the annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program beginning on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

Residents may drop off trees for recycling at the Erie Recycling Center located at 1000 Briggs Street. The designated drop off area will be clearly marked.  Christmas tress will only be accepted through Sunday, January 12, 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: The Town will not accept bagged or loose leaves, tree stumps or other yard waste or house waste.  All trees must be free from decorations, hooks, ornaments, tinsel, string and beads.

Beginning Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (weather permitting), the Parks Division will mulch the trees and leave the mulch on site for the public to take away free of charge.  The mulch will be on a first come, first served bases through March 6, 2020.

For more information, contact the Parks & Open Space Division at 303.926.2887

Branches and Leaves:

Although the Tree Board offers an annual leaf composting event, the Town of Erie does not offer green recycling. 

Suggested Yard Waste Resources:

  - Boulder County and City of Boulder Yard Waste Drop-Off Center 303-444-2037, (Western Disposal) 5880 Butte Mill Road, Boulder, CO 80301

  - Front Range Landfill, 303-673-9431, 1830 Weld, Co Rd 5, Erie, CO 80516


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Contact Us

  1. Patrick Plummer

    Town Forester
    Ph:  303-926-2892
    Fx:  303-665-9420


    Tasha Reynolds


    Administrative Specialist - Parks
    Ph: 303-926-2887


    Jordan Borowski


    Administrative Clerk - Parks
    Ph: 303-926-2725

    Email Parks Administration

    150 Bonnell Avenue
    P.O. Box 750
    Erie, CO  80516


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