Editor's Note: The following is a city of Kirkland press release. Also please note, in some areas of Kirkland Boy Scout Troop 604 will be picking up undecorated trees for recycling on Saturday, Jan 5, beginning at 8 a.m., and asking for a donation in an attached envelope.
Kirkland, WA –Waste Management will be collecting holiday trees free of charge in January. Trees must be no more than six feet in length; larger trees should be cut in half to meet the length requirement. Trees must be un-flocked and undecorated.
· For Single Family residents: Place the tree on the curb on regularly scheduled service day. Tree collection service will be available from January 2 through 18, 2013.
· For Apartment and Condo residents: Christmas trees will be collected from January 3 through 17, 2013. Trees should be placed next to the property’s garbage dumpster. Collection days: Mondays and Thursdays for complexes located west of I-405 and north of Forbes Creek Drive and complexes located east of I-405 and north of 116th St. Tuesdays and Fridays for complexes located west of I-405 and south of Forbes Creek Drive and Complexes located east of I-405 and south of 116th St.
Questions about collection services can be directed to Waste Management at 1-800-592-9995 or the Kirkland Recycling Hotline at 425-487-3812.
As a reminder in case of inclement weather, if Waste Management does not collect garbage, recycled materials or yard waste on a day of inclement weather, please remove carts from the sidewalk or street. The following week, Waste Management will collect two weeks' worth of materials at no extra cost. For more details, go to City of Kirkland’s website at www.kirklandwa.gov/recycle.