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Washington County announces 2008-2009 Christmas tree drop-off locations

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news Woodbury, 55125
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

Washington County would like to provide citizens with locations for recycling a Christmas tree when the holiday season has ended.

Citizens may take a tree to one of six drop-off sites in Washington County, with two exceptions as noted in the list.

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The hours of operation, fees and restrictions for each site are included.

Tree stands, plastic bags, tinsel, wire, lights and all other decorations should be removed before drop-off.

Private waste haulers, cities or townships may also accept Christmas trees. Residents should contact these sources directly for more information.

• Woodbury

Composting Concepts - Open to all county residents

Dates: Jan. 3 and Jan. 10

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $5 per tree, $3 per wreath

Location: 4600 Cottage Grove Drive.

For more information, call Composting Concepts at (651) 436-1213.

• Bayport

River City Services - Open to all county residents

Dates: Open year-round

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $5 per tree

Location: 201 2nd Avenue South

For more information, call River City Services at (651) 430-2809.

• Cottage Grove

Rumpca Companies, Inc. - Open to all county residents

Dates: Jan. 3 to 4 and Jan. 10 to 11

Hours: Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $1 per tree. The $1 fee will be waived if a canned good is brought in for donation to the local food shelf.

Location: 9600 Glendenning Road

For more information, call Rumpca Companies at (651) 459-1556.

• Forest Lake

Public Works - Open to Forest Lake residents only

Dates: December 29 - January 30

Hours: Any

Cost: No charge

Location: 843 SW Fourth Street

For more information, call Forest Lake Public Works at (651) 464-3220.

• Oakdale

Public Works - Open to Oakdale residents only

Dates: Dec. 29 to Jan. 30

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $2 per tree

Location: 1900 Hadley Avenue N.

For more information, call Oakdale Public Works at (651) 730-2740.

• Stillwater

Buberl Recycling and Compost - Open to all county residents

Dates: Open year-round

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $2 per tree

Location: 5750 Memorial Avenue North

For more information, call Buberl Recycling and Compost at (651) 439-8399.

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