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

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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.


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.