Locations for Christmas tree recycling in St. Charles County
After Christmas residents can recycle their natural Christmas tree so that it may be turned into mulch or a fish habitat. The Division of Environmental Health and Protection is partnering with local municipalities to offer residents this free service at various sites throughout St. Charles County.
To recycle a Christmas tree, be sure to remove the tree stand, all decorations and any plastic bags or covering before leaving your tree at one of the locations listed below:
St.Peters Earth Centre,115 Ecology Drive
Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Saturday, Dec. 29 to Jan. 19
Trees are no longer accepted at Laurel Park or theSt. PetersGolfCenter.
ProgressPark(parking lot),968 Meyer Road
Open 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., from Dec. 26 to Jan. 18
Civic Park (upper parking lot), 400 Civic Park Drive
O’Fallon Sports Park, 3589 Hwy. K
Locations open from dawn to dusk, Dec. 26 to Jan. 14
Lake Saint Louis
Founders Park, 7 Freymuth Road
Open during daylight hours, Dec. 26 to Jan. 17
St. Charles County
Quail Ridge Park (Group Picnic Area), 5501 Quail Ridge Parkway(Wentzville)
Open 7 a.m. to sunset, Dec. 26 to Jan. 22
To further assist the community this holiday season,St. CharlesCounty’s Recycle Works West and Recycle Works Central locations will accept non-foil gift boxes, wrapping paper and unwanted tree lights for recycling. (Trees will not be accepted at the Recycle Works locations.)
Recycle Works Central is at 60 Triad South Drive in St. Peters, and Recycle Works West is located at 2110 E. Pitman Ave.in Wentzville. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For information or directions, call 949-1800 or visit www.scchealth.org.