Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in East Baton Rouge and Ascension

Maybe you’re a wait till January 6th kinda family, maybe you’re a GET IT OUT kinda family. Either way, Christmas is done and we’re here to help you recycle those trees and help Louisiana all at the same time! We’ve got the how, when, and where below!

First and foremost:
– REMOVE all ornaments and decorations
– Take it out of that tree stand
– Do not use a tree bag

Now that we’ve got that out of the way, here are your options for East Baton Rouge and Ascension areas.

East Baton Rouge

Curbside Pickup
Place undecorated trees loose at the curb 3 ft. from the garbage cart and unbundled trash.
When your normal “large trash” is picked up so will your trees. Tree recycling will run from January 7-19. Trees may be picked up on non-scheduled days.

For more information.

If you prefer to drop off your Christmas tree, you can bring it to the following locations from December 26 to January 6.

  • Independence Park, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
  • Highland Park, 14024 Highland Road.
  • Flannery Road Park, 801 S. Flannery Road.
  • Memorial Stadium, 1702 Foss Road.
  • LSU lot, across from the Vet School, on Skip Bertman Drive.

Ascension Parish

Officials will hold a drop-off event from Thursday, December 28th until Sunday, January 14 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, located at 9039 St. Landry Road. The drop-off location will be the unpaved parking area on the left side as you enter the main gate.

Let us know if we missed any and get those trees recycled!

Trix Raney
Trix started her life in Georgia after living in Myrtle Beach, Tahoe City, and Nashville, her (now) husband wrangled her into a life of Bayou living here in Baton Rouge. She’s the mother of six; a vivacious 9 year old, a curly haired 6 year old, their hurricane of a youngest 4 year old, and 3 sweet babes taken far too soon. She’s well versed in potty humor & innuendos while perfecting the art of sarcasm on the daily. When she’s not busy living the home school life, complete with yoga pants & coffee she is running her business Rane or Shine Designs.


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