Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycling Christmas trees in Mankato is easy! Trees may be brought to:

  • Highland park – front lot
  • Sibley park – back lot (ball field side parking lot)
  • Tourtellotte park – parking lot by tennis courts

A barricade and sign help identify these specific tree drop-off locations.

Christmas tree recycling is a value-added opportunity to Mankato's garbage and recycling service. Recycled trees are used mulch. Dates for 2014 are Friday, December 26 through Saturday, January 10. Before recycling trees don't forget to:

  • remove all wire and metal ornaments.
  • remove all tree stands.
  • remove plastic bags from trees and take bags home.

Another no-cost option available to Mankato residents is the Southern Minnesota Construction compost site, 3600 Third Avenue, Mankato. Christmas trees are accepted between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.  For more information call 507-388-3122.

For more information contact staff at 311 or 507-387-8600.