San Marcos Christmas Tree drop Off

The City of San Marcos is offering several ways to discard live Christmas trees :   Christmas tree drop off: Dec. 26, 2016 – Jan. 13, 2017 at 401 E Hopkins (Grant Harris parking lot). Trees of all sizes with no ornaments or tinsel will be mulched on site (mulch will be available to residents free of charge).   Curbside Christmas tree service: Now through Jan. 31, 2017. Trees up to 4 feet long can be bundled with twine (no wire) and set out on your normal trash or green waste pickup day.   

Green waste cart: Trees may be cut up and placed in your green waste cart for pickup.

Brush drop off: Jan. 14, 2017 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monthly brush drop off for brushy waste. The brush drop off can be reached by taking the San Marcos Animal Shelter entrance at 750 River Road and following the signs. 
Artificial trees and broken string lights: Green Guy Recycling, located at 937 HWY 80, will take artificial trees and string lights.