Holiday Service Schedule & Tree Collection Program

Republic Services and Tri-CED Community Recycling observe the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

Collection service is delayed by one day when the holidays listed above fall on a weekday. For example, during Thanksgiving week, only customers with Thursday and Friday service are affected. Thursday customers will be provided collection service on Friday, and Friday customers will receive collection service on Saturday.

November 25, 2021 - Thanksgiving Day: 

If you regular collection service day is Thursday, November 25, you will be provided collection service on Friday. If your regular collection service day is Friday, November 26, you will be provided collection service on Saturday.

December 25, 2021 - Christmas Day & January 1, 2022 - New Year’s Day:

No changes to regularly scheduled collection service. 

Single-Family Residential Holiday Tree Collection Program

Tri-CED Community Recycling will collect clean green holiday trees from single-family households that subscribe to Organics (Compost) collection service at no additional cost. Holiday Trees will be collected curbside on regularly scheduled collection service days from December 27, 2021 through January 28, 2022. 

Please prepare your Holiday Tree for collection by following these simple guidelines: 

  • Place your tree curbside before 6:00 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.
  • Remove all decorations, tinsel, lights, and tree stand.
  • If your tree exceeds 5 feet in length, please cut your tree in half – place one half in your green Organics (Compost) Cart and place the other half curbside for collection.
  • Do not place your tree in any type of plastic wrap or bag.
  • Natural trees ONLY. Flocked and artificial trees will not be accepted as part of the composting program. 

Free Holiday Tree Drop-Off Program

Holiday Trees can be dropped off at the Tri-CED Community Recycling Buy-Back Center located at 33377 Western Avenue at no additional cost. This FREE Holiday Tree Drop-Off Program is open to all Union City residents. Clean Holiday Trees will ONLY be accepted during operating hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., from December 28, 2021 through January 29, 2022. 

Please prepare your Holiday Tree for drop-off by following these simple guidelines:

  • Remove all decorations, tinsel, lights, and tree stand.
  • Do not place your tree in any type of plastic wrap or bag.
  • Natural trees ONLY. Flocked and artificial trees will not be accepted as part of the composting program.
  • Trees accepted only during operating hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., from December 28, 2021 through January 29, 2022. The Tri-CED Community Recycling Buy-Back Center is closed Sundays and Mondays.

 Questions? Contact Tri-CED Community Recycling at 510-429-8030 or Info@Tri-CED.com for assistance.