Christmas tree recycling
The City of Round Rock encourages residents to recycle their Christmas trees on Saturday, December 28, 2019 and Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 9am to 6pm at the Round Rock Brush Recycling Center located at 310 Deepwood Drive. The City will give away small tree seedlings (100 per day/one per vehicle) and provide volunteers to help unload trees for residents who bring their Christmas trees for recycling during these special events. Additionally, residents may bring their Christmas trees for recycling to the Round Rock Brush Recycling Center during any regular operating day.
Residents must remove all decorations, nails, wires, ornaments, tree stands, lights, and tinsel before bringing in their tree to the recycling center. The trees will be shredded into a fine, usable mulch which is free to Round Rock residents for pickup at the recycling center. The mulch can also be purchased by contractors and non-residents for $5 per cubic yard. The center is open from Monday – Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. The center is closed on Sundays.
Local businesses can also drop off their Christmas trees, and for a small fee ($15 per truckload), businesses that sell Christmas trees can recycle their leftovers as well. For more information, contact the city of Round Rock Forestry Manager Emsud Horozovic at (512) 218-5540.
Residents that live in the full purpose Round Rock city limits and pay city taxes (not simply RRISD taxes) may drop off brush (up to 2 cubic yards) for free at the Brush Recycling Center, 310 Deepwood Drive, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
*Bagged leaves and grass are accepted separately from brush drop off for residents only.*
Not accepted: Landscape waste (compost), palm trees, cacti, tree stumps, treated wood (telephone poles, railroad ties) demolition debris, rock concrete, hazardous waste and household garbage.
Drop off Prices
Residents living inside Round Rock City limits must prove residency by showing a current City of Round Rock water bill and valid drivers license to qualify for free drop off (up to 2 cubic yards). Enter your address here to be sure you live within the City limits.
|Note: a cubic yard is measured by (height x width x length). Height, width and length are measured in feet. CASH or CHECK accepted ONLY.|
|Small Load (2 cubic yards) of brush||No Charge||$15 per load|
|Medium Load (2-4 cubic yards) of brush||$20 per load||$20 per load|
|Large Load (more than 4 cubic yards) of brush||$40 per load||$40 per load|
Residential Curbside Pick Up Information
Residents can request that brush be picked up at their home. This service is provided to Round Rock residents that live within the Round Rock city limits and pay City of Round Rock taxes. Residential curbside brush pick-up is contracted through Round Rock Refuse. Pick-up service is on Wednesdays. Requests deadline is 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
The service charge is $25 for the first five minutes and $1 for each additional minute. The charge for this service is based on the length of time it takes to gather the material utilizing a brush truck with a grapple arm. The fee will appear on the resident’s City of Round Rock water utility bill.
Pick-up Requirements: Brush must be piled along the curb, with limbs no longer than 10 feet and not bundled. The brush should be unobstructed (not too close to another tree, fence, mailbox, vehicle, etc).
Service Requests: Requests can be made online or by calling the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department at 512-218-5540.
Residents must live inside Round Rock city limits, pay City of Round Rock taxes and have proof of residency by showing a current City of Round Rock water bill and valid drivers license, qualify for free mulch. Residents may load up to 2 cubic yards of mulch during the center’s hours of operation. Or opt to pay $10 for a BRC team member to load the mulch for you ($5 for each additional cubic yard). No commercial vehicles, dump trucks or large trailers qualify for free residential mulch.
Brush Recycling Center
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday
310 Deepwood Drive
Round Rock, Texas 78681
For information, contact Forestry Manager Emsud Horozovic at 512-218-5540.