Recycling & Clean Up Announcements

Recycle Your Holidays

Holiday Lights 

Do you have a roll of broken or unneeded holiday lights at your home?  Throughout the month of January 2018 you can dispose of your broken, old, or unneeded holiday lights at three City of Maplewood locations (Community Center, City Hall, and 1902 Public Works building).  Please only drop off lights.  Large plastic holiday decorations may look nice at your home but they are hard to recycle.  For more information watch our informational video here.

Items Accepted:  Holiday light strands, electrical chords, telephone, appliance chords 

Items Not Accepted:  Large plastic holidays decorations, small appliances, cord adapters, CFL lights, trees and garlands, plastic rope lights, other items outside of strings of lights.  For more options for disposal please visit

Please contact Chris Swanson, Environmental Specialist, at (651) 249-2305 or with additional questions.  

Christmas Trees


Natural trees will be collected by Republic Services the weeks of January 8 and January 15.

Residents with trash service through the Maplewood Trash Plan are eligible for one free Christmas tree pick up.   Remove ornaments and lights and place your tree at the curb on your trash collection day.  Do not wrap tree in a plastic bag.  Contact Republic Services for more information at (651) 455.8634.