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The City of Springfield’s Office of Public Works will pick-up natural fir and evergreen Christmas trees and wreaths within the corporate city limits of Springfield that are set out at the curb no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, January 8, 2024. Trees are to be placed at the curb for pick-up and not to impede the flow of traffic. City crews will make one pass through the neighborhoods beginning January 9 and continue throughout the month until all trees and wreaths are collected.

Please note: Waste Management and Republic Services will not pick-up nor dispose of any real Christmas trees. Lake Area Disposal will pick-up natural fir and evergreen trees after the City’s pick-up has concluded if their customers contact the company directly. A fee will be charged for this pick-up service.

Trees cannot have any ornaments, tinsel, decorations, nails or screws, or wooden tree stands nailed to the bottom of the trees. Likewise, garland and wreaths with wire will not be accepted. Flocking (synthetic dust or powder that makes the tree look as if it has snow on the branches) on Christmas trees cannot be recycled so the flocking must be removed as much as possible.