How to Recycle Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Recycling offered at Forest Park, O'Fallon Park, and Carondelet Park.


City residents can take the bare Christmas tree to one of three city parks to be recycled. 

Drop Off Schedule

Christmas trees can be dropped off beginning December 26th through January 12th.

After January 12th the city will no longer accept christmas trees for recycling.


Drop off Christmas trees at any one of these three park locations:


  • Remove ornaments, tinsel, lights and tree stand. 
  • Do not discard the tree in a trash bag, plastic tarp or cover it. 
  • Wreaths and pine roping are not accepted at the sites.
  • Choose one of three drop off locations.
  • Do not place Christmas trees in alley dumpsters or recycling containers


No fees apply.


What to Expect


Refuse Division

(314) 622-4800

1900 Hampton
St. Louis, MO 63139

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact the Refuse Division

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