St. Peters residents and non-residents alike can recycle their live Christmas trees now through Jan. 17 for free at St. Peters Earth Centre, 115 Ecology Drive in St. Peters, off Mid Rivers Mall Drive just north of Interstate 70.
After Jan. 17, there is a $5 charge to drop off a Christmas tree without a resident privilege card.
St. Peters residents also can take trees to the temporary designated drop-off center at Laurel Park in the upper parking lot through Jan. 13.
To properly prepare the tree for recycling, please remove all decorations, lights, plastic bags and stands from the tree. For more information, call (636) 970-1456.