L.A. Leaders Expand Christmas Tree Recycling Program to Enhance Public Safety

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
With a spate of recent home fires involving Christmas trees - including one that recently hospitalized three firefighters, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas have announced an important enhancement to the City's recycling program for natural Christmas trees.
The Mayor and Fire Chief are strongly urging City of Los Angeles residents to get the trees out of their homes before tragedy occurs. 
Along with free curbside recycling that continues on normal trash collection days across the City, the Los Angeles Fire Department and Department of Public Works, Bureau of Sanitation have partnered in the creation of special collection sites that will remain in service at 13 select Neighborhood Fire Stations: 
Fire Station #21 - South Los Angeles
1192 E 51st Street 
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Fire Station #28 - Porter Ranch
11641 Corbin Avenue
Porter Ranch, CA 91326 
Fire Station #29 - Hancock Park
4029 W Wilshire Boulevard 
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Fire Station #44 - Cypress Park
1410 Cypress Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Fire Station #64 - South Los Angeles
10811 S Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90061
Fire Station #65 - Watts
1801 E Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Fire Station #71 - Holmby Hills / Bel-Air
107 S. Beverly Glen Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Fire Station #77 - Sun Valley
9224 Sunland Boulevard
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Fire Station #82 - Hollywood
5769 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
Fire Station #88 - Sherman Oaks
5101 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Fire Station #94 - Crenshaw District
4470 Coliseum Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Fire Station #106 - West Hills
23004 Roscoe Boulevard
West Hills, CA 91304
Fire Station #108 - Franklin Canyon
12520 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90210
Sanitation officials ask residents to remove all ornaments, decorations, tinsel and stand from the trees before taking them to the curbside or the special collection sites listed above. For additional information about Christmas tree recycling in Los Angeles, call the Bureau of Sanitation Customer Service Hotline at 1-800-773-2489 or visit


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