Los Angeles

Christmas Tree (Flocked)

Christmas Tree (Flocked)
bin icon



Flocked trees are not compostable. Please place flocked trees in your grey, landfill cart. You may also choose to drop your holiday tree off at the City’s Transfer Station (1201 2nd St.) at no charge during the month of January. After January flocked trees will be charged the minimum refuse fee of $29. Information on why NOT to buy a flocked tree. https://zerowastenerd.com/stop-flocking-your-christmas-trees


Consider a living tree next holiday season so you or your community can continue to enjoy the plant even after the season is over.


Flocked trees are not compostable because the chemicals often used to create the "frosted" look are NOT compostable, and damage the quality of the resulting compost.

Related Items

Juice Boxes
Polystyrene/Polyurethane Foam, Blocks, or Sheets
Broken Glass (Non-Food Containers)
Polystyrene Foam Cups
Gardening pots (plastic)
Coffee Pods
Plastic Utensils

Get simple eco tips in your inbox.

Give it a try—it only takes a click to unsubscribe.