Where to recycle your Christmas tree

The Boone County Conservation Board, the Cities of Boone, Boxholm, Madrid and the Boone County Landfill have announced that the Tree-Cycle program for recycling Christmas trees is going to run from Jan. 1 through Jan. 13, 2018.

The Tree-Cycle program accepts only clean Christmas trees (all ornaments, lights, tinsel, bags and tree stands must be removed). Clean Christmas trees can be brought to one of the following TreeCycle drop-off locations free-of-charge January 1 through Jan. 13.

Boone: Herman Park (at south end of Greene Street)

Boxholm: Former Town Burn Pile

Ogden: Boone County Landfill Yard Waste Site

Madrid: Public Works Building

Don Williams: Park Maintenance Shed

Boone County Landfill: Yard Waste Site


All Christmas trees collected through the Tree-Cycle program will be recycled (chipped/mulched) and utilized in county and city parks located in Boone County.

If residents have questions about the TreeCycle program, they are encouraged to call the Boone County Landfill at (515) 433-0591 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturday.