What do I do with my holiday tree?

EDCO provides Christmas tree collection services in the City of Poway. Follow these guidelines for curbside collection of Christmas trees: Remove all lights, ornaments, tinsel and tree stand;  Trees over four feet should be cut in half; Place trimmed tree inside your green waste cart with the lid closed; Flocked trees are NOT acceptable in your green waste must be placed in trash;  Artificial trees are not recyclable and must be placed in the trash. Look for more details about tree recycling in your EDCO billing statement, view the Organic Recycling page on their website, or call EDCO Disposal at 858-748-7769.

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1. What are the current rates for trash service?
2. What is the holiday trash schedule?
3. If I don’t need trash service can I cancel it?
4. My gardener comes to my house a couple of days before my scheduled pickup. Can they leave yard waste at the curb in front of my house until my pickup day?
5. Where may I dispose of electronic waste (e-waste)?
6. What do I do with my holiday tree?
7. Will trash pick-up scheduled services be affected by the Fixed Compressed Work Week?
8. I want to remodel my home or yard. How do I get a temporary bin to collect the demolition or yard waste?
9. How do I dispose of large bulky items that do not fit in my gray trash container?
10. When should I put my containers out for collection?
11. May I have my trash payment automatically deducted from my checking account?
12. When is the trash bill mailed and when is it due?
13. What can I put in my blue recycling container and what goes in the gray trash container?
14. Where may I dispose of household hazardous waste?
15. Can I throw common batteries and fluorescent tubes in the trash?
16. I am a new resident. What do I need to know about trash and recycling in Poway?
17. My trash was not picked up. Who do I call?
18. I am going away for an extended period of time and will not be using my trash service. Do I have to continue my trash service?