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Christmas Tree Disposal

By December 30, 2012

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If you bought a live Christmas tree this year, perhaps from one of the area tree farms, here is some updated information for 2012-2013 on what to do with it after the holidays. The method of disposal differs depending on your community's waste collection services.

  • In OKC, you'll simply curb it for the monthly bulk pickup day.
  • Edmond is mulching trees dropped off to Hafer Park or Mitch Park by January 11th. Residents can even come back and pick up the mulch after February 8th. If you can't drop it off, call (405) 359-4701 to schedule a free pickup for the week of January 7th. After that, the typical bulk pick-up fee applies.
  • Midwest City residents should take their trees to the recycling center at 8730 SE 15th. Residents can dump for free 4 times a year. For questions or to schedule a special pickup at a cost of $35 per half hour, call (405) 739-1370.
  • Del City residents should call (405) 671-2820 to schedule individual item pickup at an additional charge.
  • In Moore, cut your tree into 3-foot lengths and place beside your household trash on your normal trash collection day from December 26th through January 4th.
  • Bethany requires bundles not exceeding 4 feet in length or 50 pounds in weight. For a fee, residents can use the Public Works Dump. Call (405) 789-6285 for more information.
  • Norman is picking up trees on the regular yard waste schedule (first full week (7-11th) on your regular day). If it's more than 6 foot in length, they ask that you cut it in half.
  • Yukon residents can dump large items such as Christmas trees for free, once a month, with a current water bill and driver's license at the Oklahoma Environmental Management Authority Transfer Station. Call (405) 354-4317 for more information.
  • Warr Acres has bulk pickup days in the month of January. Get more information on your day and pickup policies.
  • The Village will pick up trees at curbside on bulk pickup days, or residents can visit the bulk waste site at 1701 NW 115th St.
  • Nichols Hills follows regular pickup schedule and requires bundles not exceeding 4 feet in length or 2 feet in diameter.

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