Recycling Christmas trees is easy in Mankato.
When: Sunday, December 26, 2010 through Monday, January 10, 2011
Where: Drop off your used Christmas trees at the following Mankato parks.
or bring them to the SMC (Southern Minnesota Construction) compost site located at 57032-231st Lane, Mankato. They will accept trees during regular business hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information call 507-388-3122. The SMC Christmas tree recycling is also a free service.
How: Please remember to:
Remove all wire and metal ornaments.
Remove all tree stands.
Remove plastic bags from trees and take bags home.
For more information contact the city of Mankato staff at 507-387-8649.
Christmas tree recycling is good for the environment and saves money for the City of Mankato. Used Christmas trees will be turned into mulch and used in city parks.