With the holiday season coming to a close, the City of Arcata encourages community members to avoid sending old holiday trees and lights to the landfill.
Arcata and Humboldt County residents have several holiday tree recycling options, including:
Free Tree Drop-Offs: Trees must be bare with no decorations, plastic or flocking spray at all free drop-off locations.
Options to recycle broken, old or outdated incandescent and LED holiday lights are unavailable locally.
Community members have the option to mail old holiday lights to any of the addresses below:
For more information on zero waste, call the Environmental Services Department at 707-822-8184.