December 26, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Tips for Christmas Tree Recycling

Springfield residents are reminded that Christmas trees are not accepted at Missouri landfills; however, several options are available for recycling this year’s Christmas trees.

Bass Pro

Bass Pro will accept trees at the fenced area at the northwest end of the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World parking lot directly behind the store at 1935 S. Campbell Ave.

For more information, contact: Larry Whiteley, 873-5022.

Wickman's

Wickman’s will accept trees at 1345 S. Fort Ave., in Springfield and at 10791 U.S. 60 in Monett.

For more information, contact: 862-3707 (Springfield); or 235-1112 (Monett) or visit: www.wickmans.com

City of Springfield Yardwaste Recycling Center

The Yardwaste Recycling Center will accept Christmas trees year round.

For more information, contact: Recycling Hotline, 864-1904; or visit: www.springfieldmo.gov/recycling.

For more information, contact: Barbara J. Lucks, Sustainability Officer, Sustainability Division,Department of Environmental Services, 864-2005.

city of springfield environmental services

Department of Environmental Services

Environmental Resource Center • 290 E. Central St. • Springfield, MO 65801
Springfield, Missouri 65802 • 417-864-1904 • springfieldmo.gov