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Austin Holiday Tree Recycling Volunteers Needed Jan. 2nd and 3rd

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ORGANIZATION: City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested
Recycling volunteers

***THIS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CASES INCREASING.***

The City of Austin has been recycling Christmas and holiday trees for over thirty years
.

The Parks and Recreation Department is once again working in partnership with Austin Resource Recovery to host the 34th Annual Holiday Tree Recycling event at Zilker Park. All trees will be turned into mulch that can then be picked up by area residents in mid-January.

TIME: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Saturday, January 2, 2021
  • Sunday, January 3, 2021
  • Saturday, January 9, 2021
  • Sunday, January 10, 2021

If you are interested in volunteering at the Holiday Tree Recycling event this year please email Meredith Gauthier, PARD Recycling Program Manager, at meredith.gauthier@austintexas.gov, indicating the day and time that will work best for you.

Volunteer shifts will be from 10am - 12pm or 12pm-2pm (and we welcome those who want to do both shifts!). We suggest that you dress according to the weather and bring a pair of work gloves if you have them available. We will provide festive T-shirts and light refreshments for volunteers.

We welcome volunteers age 18 and up. Following COVID-19 precautions, masks are required at all times and hand sanitizer will be provided.

4 Shifts

All shifts have expired
  • Sun Jan 03, 2021 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
    Sunday afternoon shift
  • Sun Jan 03, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Sunday morning shift
  • Sat Jan 02, 2021 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
    Saturday afternoon shift
  • Sat Jan 02, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Saturday morning shift
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About City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Location:

Parks and Recreation Department, 200 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide, protect and preserve a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community.

Description

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs for children, adults and seniors through our parks and trails, recreation centers, senior activity centers, cultural centers and museums and art and history.

The Parks and Recreation Department connects Austinites to the places they love. From youth programming to Austin’s premier public spaces such as Zilker Park and Barton Springs pool, our department helps to share the stories that define our quality recreational, cultural, and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. Join us as we explore what makes Austin’s park system one of the best in the world.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Sat Jan 02, 2021 - Sun Jan 03, 2021
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

Zilker Metropolitan Park2100 Barton Springs RdAustin, TX 78704

(30.2449,-97.7656)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2 hr shift or 4 hr shift
  • Please bring a water bottle and pair of work gloves if you have them available.

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