The presents are unwrapped and we are headed into the new year! That means it is time to get rid of that big tree in your living room before it loses all its needles! But where can it go?
Many communities in the area have yard waste sites or drop off sites where Christmas trees can be recycled. Below is a helpful list for local residents by county.
In Chippewa Falls trees can be brought to the yard waste site on Riverside Drive. The area will be open 24 hours a day starting on December 26th.
The towns of Anson, Birch Creek, Eagle Point, Lafayette, Lake Holcombe, Tilden, villages of Cadott and Lake Hallie also have yard waste sites where trees can be dropped off.
The village of Boyd as well as the cities of Bloomer and Stanley offer curbside pickup of Christmas trees for residents
Eau Claire County
If you live in Eau Claire County, you can recycle your tree by dropping it off in the Carson Park parking lot. As a part of the Merry Mulch program, trees will becollected until January 19th. Later, those trees will ne turned into mulch and made available to county residents for free!
Dunn County residents, with a solid waste permit, may dispose of their Christmas tree at any of the Dunn County Area Collection Stations which have a yard waste site. These sites are located in Colfax, Boyceville and Elk Mound.
The Dunn County Highway Department is collecting Christmas trees at their service gate, just off Stokke Parkway, through the end of January. Just toss the tree onto the pile to be chipped and recycled!
The City of Menomonie will also be accepting Christmas trees at the following drop off sites; Elmwood Park, Wakanda Park, and the City Solid Waste Site during business hours.