The public can register for the Scout pickup service at http://tree-pickup.troop941.org.
For the Pleasanton Garbage Service, tree must be placed curbside by Friday night, Jan. 10 and cut in four-foot sections. Stands, tinsel, ornaments and lights must be removed before the trees are loaded into trucks.
Trees also can be cut in two-foot sections and placed in residents' greenwaste container for pickup on regular garbage collection days.
Pleasanton residents also can take their trees to the garbage company's recycling center at 3110 Busch Rd. free of charge until Feb. 1.