Tree Branch Recycling Program


During the holiday season, the City & County of Broomfield’s Forestry Department has eight collection sites throughout the City where your holiday tree can be dropped off and recycled. The collection sites will begin accepting trees on Saturday, December 17, 2022.  The sites will remain open through Sunday, January 8, 2023. 

HOLIDAY TREES ONLY - NO WREATHS, GARLAND, YARD WASTE, TREE BRANCHES, OR OTHER WOOD PRODUCTS.  Check and remove any hardware from the trunk of the tree that was used to secure it to the tree stand. 

Holiday Tree Collection Sites

  • Bronco Park - Westlake Dr. and Grove Cir.  The tree drop-off is north of the backstop.
  • Broadlands Park West - Sheridan Blvd and Meadow Mountain Dr.  The tree drop-off is on the northwest side of the parking lot.
  • Lac Amora Park - Miramonte Blvd. and Oak Cir. North.  The tree drop-off is north of the playground.
  • Community Park Ball Fields - Community Park Dr. and Lamar St.  The tree drop-off is west of George Hall Field.
  • Broomfield Recycle Center - Industrial Lane and Commerce St.  The tree drop-off is west of the recycle bins.
  •  Meridian Park - McKay Cir. and Park Cove Way in McKay Landing.  The tree drop-off is located north of the backstop.
  • Anthem Community Park parking lot –  Approximately ½ mile east of Lowell on Sheridan Pkwy (NOT THE SMALL PARKING LOT DESIGNATED FOR RESERVOIR ACCESS).  The tree drop-off is located on the east side of the parking lot.
  • Tree Branch Recycling Facility - 2990 W 124th Ave. Tree drop-off is located east of the guard shack by the mulch pile.

Please note: Holiday trees will be accepted at the Tree Branch Recycling Facility after the January 8th deadline. The hours of operation are Wednesday, 1 pm to 5 pm and Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm

NOTE: Tree Branch Recycle Center Holiday Closures

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022
  • Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Saturday, December 24, 2022
  • Wednesday, December 28, 2022
  • Saturday, December 31, 2022

Will open with regularly scheduled hours on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.

Program Details

This program is available to Broomfield residents only—NO contractors or non-residents; proof of residency will be required at the gate. The site is monitored 24 hours by a surveillance camera, and violators will be prosecuted for illegal dumping under section 8.04.020 of the Broomfield Municipal Code.

  • Only tree branches and shrub branches will be accepted. Please do not bring trash, sod, grass clippings, or other landscape debris, including lumber and fence materials.
  • No wire, nails, or metal of any kind is allowed due to potential damage to the tub grinder and risk to the operators. Branches more than 18 inches in diameter must be cut into 4-foot lengths.
  • Free mulch is available year-round at the Broomfield Recycling Center. Bring your shovel and take as much as you need—there is no limit!

Located at 2990 W. 124th Ave.

Hours of operation are Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Leaf and Pumpkin Drop-Off

Drop-Off Dates

  • Wednesday 10.22.2022 through Saturday 1.7.2023 - during hours of operation:  Wednesdays 1 to 5 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pumpkins:  A roll-off will be located inside the tree branch drop-off area. Please, no plastic bags, branches, or other yard debris.  Pumpkins will be composted.

Leaves:  Leaves can be placed into the tree branch pile.  Please take all your bags with you.  Do not leave them on site.

Contact Us

  1. Location

    2990 W 124th Avenue, within the Tree Branch Recycle & RV Wastewater Disposal Facility. 


    Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

    Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

    This schedule is in effect year-round, with some exceptions for holidays. 

    PLEASE NOTE: The site may sometimes close if it is extremely muddy or wet. If in doubt, please call 303.464.5651.


    John Vanko