Christmas tree recycling continues until Jan. 23

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If you are looking for a place to discard your non-artificial Christmas tree, then there are nearly two dozen drop-off sites in Wichita and Sedgwick County.

For the 16th year, Sedgwick County is hosting the tree recycling program, from December 22 to January 23. 

County park personnel ground the trees into mulch. That mulch is available for people to pick up for free.

"I'm glad people want to recycle and not just throw them away and let them kind of deteriorate in the landfills," said Todd Balfour, recycling tree.

Last year, the county recycled more than 5,000 trees.

For more information, call (316) 660-7200.

The following is a list of drop-off sites:


  • Boston Park, 6655 E Zimmerly
  • Buffalo Park, 10209 Hardtner
  • College Hill United Methodist Church, 1st and Erie
  • Earhart Environmental Magnet School, 4401 N Arkansas
  • Edgemoor Park, 5815 E 9th St
  • Extension Education Center, 7001 W 21st St N
  • Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
  • Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 Museum Blvd
  • Osage Park, 2121 W 31st St S
  • South Linwood Park, Hydraulic and Mt Vernon

Sedgwick County

  • Cheney, E South Ave and Garfield
  • Clearwater Aquatic Center Parking Lot
  • Colwich, 115 N 3rd St
  • Derby, 2801 E James
  • Garden Plain, the Water Tower
  • Goddard, Means Park
  • Kechi, 107 Sioux St
  • Maize, 201 S Park
  • Mount Hope, 400 S Thomas
  • Mulvane, 117 E Main St
  • Park City, 6801 N Hydraulic
  • Valley Center, Veterans Park
  • Haysville, 401 S Jane (may operate their own drop-off site)

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