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Spread the Christmas Cheer

Spread the Christmas cheer and help make less trash! Sedgwick County Environment Resources is once again providing a number of drop-off sites for Christmas tree recycling. After you have enjoyed your real Christmas tree this holiday season, take it to one of the locations listed below between Dec. 19 and Jan. 12 to be converted into mulch. While you're there, help yourself to free mulch.

Wichita:

  • Boston Park, 6655 E. Zimmerly
  • Buffalo Park, 10209 Hardtner
  • College Hill United Methodist Church, 1st and Erie
  • Earhart Environmental Magnet School, 4401 N. Arkansas
  • Sedgwick County 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

Other small cities, such as Haysville (401 S. Jane) may operate their own drop-off sites

Video Guide to Trash and Recycling in Sedgwick County

Trash and recycling options vary from place to place. If you're new to Sedgwick County and want to order trash service, or if you're a seasoned resident who would like to know more about your recycling options, watch this video about trash and recycling in Sedgwick County.

Ozone Reduction Tips

Follow these tips to help reduce ozone.

  • Drive less.  Instead, use mass transit, carpool, bike or walk.
  • Tune up your vehicle and properly inflate your tires.
  • Refuel after 6 p.m. and don't top off your gas tank. Stop at the click.
  • Mow your lawn after 6 p.m. and use a no-spill gas can.
  • Better yet, use an electric or push mower.
  • Avoid lighter fluid when barbecuing.
  • Become more energy efficient. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs and turn the air conditioner up a few degrees.

Watch a short video about ozone and the small changes you can make to help reduce it.

Get tips to reduce ozone in Sedgwick County - printable flier.


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