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Christmas Tree Recycling

When Christmas is over you'll want to do the right thing . . .  recycle it for woodchips for the Northland Arboretum!


Remember to remove all decorations, tree stands, miscellaneous objects and tree bags.

Keep trees out of deep snowbanks for collection.


Collection Sites and Pick-up Times 

Northland Arboretum behind the Westgate Mall, Brainerd (East Entrance)
Drop off anytime prior to 1/14. After 1/14, trees will be chipped.

Crow Wing Power, main office Hwy 371 North
829-2827 or 1-800-648-9401 for drop off info

Waste Management  Brainerd office lot 
Curbside collection Brainerd/Baxter
January 1-12         828-4558

Morrison County Public Works
1208 West River Rd. Compost Site, Little Falls
Dec. 26 - Jan. 31     1-320-632-0121

Nisswa Sanitation (In-town Brainerd/Baxter) 
Please call for collection before Jan. 5

Alley-way collection – have in alleys by 7 a.m. Jan. 8 only        

Range Disposal - City of Crosby only
Alley-way collection – have in alleys by 7 a.m., Jan. 16 only

Waste Partners
Free customer curbside collection Dec. 26 - Jan. 19
692-8727,   587-8727,   824-8727

Brainerd Public Utilities
Drop off at Northland Arboretum
829-8726 or 829-2193

Tree-cycling is sponsored by: Crow Wing County Solid Waste, Brainerd Public Utilities, Minnesota Power, Crow Wing Power, Range Disposal, Blue Lakes Disposal, Nisswa Sanitation, City of Ironton, Lakes State Tree Service, Waste Partners, Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Crosby-Ironton Courier, Waste Management and Lake Country Echo. For more information call Crow Wing County Solid Waste: 824-1290

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