Where and How to Recycle or Dispose of Christmas Trees in Wyoming in January 2017
In many urban and suburban areas, Christmas trees are collected from curbside during the first 2 weeks in January. Be sure to remove all
remove all lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands, other
NON-Organic decorative materials and other materials that are not part
of the original tree. This includes tree stands also. Flocked trees are usually accepted, but not artificial trees. Large trees (larger
than the standard 6 - 7 ft tree) may need to be cut in half to
be acceptable by your
garbage hauler. But scrroll down this page for more specific
information and local links.
What happens to the trees? In most cases, the trees are chipped and made into a mulch
which is usually made available, free to city or county residents.
Important: Never burn your Christmas tree in a fireplace or wood stove.
Burning the tree may contribute to creosote buildup and could cause a
Tips: Always follow the links (usually the name of the city or county) below for updated information, as these agencies often wait until the last minute to change dates or
update their information (it's government, remember?). If your area is
not specifically mentioned below, contact your trash collection agency and inquire!
See this page for local options to easily recycle your Christmas holiday lights
Click here for the list of winter sleigh ride locations!
See our easy recipes to
Chocolate Yule log and
click here to make your own low-fat,
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Wyoming: Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays
- Take your tree to one of the following
drop-off locations available December 20th until January 30th.
Remove tinsel, lights and other decorations. Wreaths may be placed
if they are removed from the wire frame. Trees left at the drop-off
locations are turned into compost that is available to the public
and used in parks. City of Casper residents who are trash customers
may also call the solid waste office for a curbside pickup (call
235-8246). Appointments are must be made by the second Friday in
CITY OF CASPER
Paradise Valley Swimming Pool (Iris St.)
13th and Sycamore Ball
South Mike Sedar Park (College Dr.)
Resource & Learning Center (Fairgrounds Rd.)
Viking Court by
sidewalk overpass (Blackmore Rd. and Wyoming Blvd.)
Complex on E "K" St.
Compost Yard at the Solid Waste Facility
(open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday)
TOWN OF MILLS
624 SW Wyoming Blvd (across from town hall)
TOWN OF EVANSVILLE
Compost Yard (280 5th St)
- Cheyenne area Boy Scouts will pick up
real Christmas trees again throughout the Cheyenne city limits on
Saturday, January 5th. Trees to be picked up should be placed on the
front curb by 6:30 a.m., and must be free of tinsel, wire, nails,
ornaments, plastic bags, and other non-natural materials. In case of
windy weather, trees should be secured to a mailbox or other fixture
with twine that can be easily cut.
Residents who would like to dispose of their real tree
after January 4 are urged to drop them off at one of the following
- City Compost Facility, 3714 Windmill Road - Thursday
and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Saturday from Noon to 4 p.m.
- Grant Farms, 2120 East Lincolnway - Anytime in the perennial yard.
- River Bend Nursery, 8908 Yellowstone Road - In the fenced-in
area outside the gate.
A big thank you to the Boy Scouts and the
Order of the Arrow for their participation in this Christmas tree
For more information, call the Sanitation Division at
Jackson, WY / Teton County
- Drop your
Christmas tree off at the Rodeo Grounds parking lot, next to the big
blue recycling containers. Free through January only. Of
course, remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc.
- Christmas Tree Pickup Program
Information / Regulation: The City of Laramie Street Division will
begin its annual Christmas tree pickup on Monday, January 5th. Tree
pickup will continue through Friday, January 30.Trees
should be left next to the curb and should be stripped of all
lights, decorations, wires, etc. The Street Department will chip the
trees and citizens may pick up chipped material to use as mulch at
the storage site along the gravel road through Labonte Park. Please
contact the Street Department at 721-5276 or 721-5277 if you have
any questions regarding the tree pickup program.
- Christmas tree drop-off locations are
scheduled annually from December 26 through January 31. Locations
are posted on this website and on the Solid Waste Division
calendar. You may also bring Christmas trees to the landfill free