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September 2023

We sold our 30-acre industrial property in Pinellas Park, Florida, for $21 million to Albany Road Real Estate Partners. We preserved 10 acres of the site to continue our tree debris recycling operations in the Clearwater area.

The property, one of the last of its size in the area, presents great potential for future industrial development in our state.

March 2023

We love the Boca Raton community and were honored to be represented as superheroes in their Spring Fair. Check out this uplifting article to learn more about how the Women’s Club has come together to celebrate local heroes.

December 2022

We are so proud to have an amazing team of incredible people who truly care about their communities.

Check out this wonderful article about Art and Vanita’s commitment to restoring Boca Grande to its pre-storm quality. Their dedication is truly a reflection of the mission of Gaston Tree Debris Recycling.

September 2021

We love the Jacksonville community and are honored to be considered as a solution to the challenges they’ve had with their yard waste.

To learn more, read the article here.

November 2020

GTDR has been delighted to provide a number of valuable support assets, including knuckleboom trucks, heavy haul transport, and on-site grinders, to help with the hurricane debris clean-up efforts in Baldwin County, AL.

August 2020

GTDR was proud and honored to help clean up downed trees and tree debris after a recent tornado that hit the historic Oakdale Cemetary in DeLand, FL. 

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July 2020

From humble beginnings, Gaston’s Tree Debris Recycling has recycled millions of tons of vegetative debris around the country. The byproduct of this tree debris is turned into premium mulch, chips, or soil which is sold in bulk through Gaston Mulch & Soil, completing a full circle and returning the tree debris back into valuable landscape materials. Check out this incredible video to learn more about our history, our impact, and our legacy.

November 2019

Our business is the collection, processing, and recycling of trees and other green debris. Our goal is to make the recycling of yard waste as simple as possible for you. Our top of the line equipment allows us to come to you, load, haul and sustainably dispose of debris – no matter the amount or size.

May 2018

Our team is attending the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in West Palm Beach this year. The GHC is the nation’s largest and best-attended conference of this nature. The focus of the conference is hurricane planning, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. It’s never too early for us to start preparing for the next storm season! To learn more about the GHC, check out the link below:

November 2017

Gaton’s Tree Debris Recycling efforts to recycle tree debris from around Florida after Hurricane Irma was highlighted by Tampa Bay’s local FOX station on November 3rd. We are proud to be a Florida-grown company and help our fellow Floridians clean up after the storm!

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October 2016

Gaton’s Tree Debris Recycling helped to remove tree debris from neighborhoods in Jacksonville Beach after Hurricane Matthew. We removed 19 loads of debris from one street alone! First Coast News talked to our project manager about our storm debris clean-up efforts.

Continue reading at First Coast News.

January 2013

When Bill Gaston got into the tree trimming business as a teenager, he didn’t realize he was building the foundation for, not one, but two family-run companies that eventually would aid disaster relief efforts across the country and fuel the county’s future power plant.

Continue reading the Gainesville Sun.

September 2010

Gainesville Biomass project signs fuel supply agreement with local wood waste recycler

The Gainesville Renewable Energy Center (GREC) signed a long-term biomass supply contract last week with Gaston’s Tree Debris Recycling, a local wood waste recycler, to supply almost half of the biomass fuel needed for its proposed 100-megawatt biomass plant. All of the fuel supplied by Gaston’s Tree Debris Recycling will come from clean, urban wood waste, which includes biomass materials such as tree trimmings from right-of-way clearings as well as clean, woody debris from land clearing contractors and tree surgeons.

Visit to Wood Resource Recovery Center

Nine miles north of the UF Physical Plant Division lies a 20 acre filled-in wetland. Bulldozers, grinders, trucks, and various other diesel machinery lumber around the yard, but oddly enough they are not preparing another Floridian sub-division; these monster machines are recycling. . …

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Wood Resource Recovery Urban Wood Waste Provider

When Bill Gaston, now 62, started working in the tree trimming business, or as he calls it, climbing trees, at 17 he had no idea what his future held. He knew he liked being outside. He knew he was developing a skill that would carry him through life. About age 20, when Gaston realized he was actually in business for himself trimming trees, he still didn’t know what the future held. …

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