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Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The dates for the 2020 Christmas Tree Recycling Program is from Monday, December 28, 2020 to Friday, January 15, 2021.  Madison County residents can drop off their Christmas trees at the Godfrey Street Department, 6212 Godfrey Road for recycling.  Before disposal, all trees must be stripped of decorations, including tinsel and garland.  Residents are encouraged to utilize the drop-off location during the public works department working hours of 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.  Only Christmas trees will be accepted, as pine wreaths, pine roping or other landscape waste is prohibited.

Madison County Upcoming Recycle Events

Madison County scheduled four E-cycling events for 2020. As of October 12, 2020, they all have been completed. Have questions on scheduled Madison County E-Cycling events – Contact 618-296-6647 or E-Mail to [email protected]

Other Upcoming Recycle Events

None at this time

Recycling collection information

CJD E-Cycling
5257 N. State Rt. 157 – Edwardsville, Illinois
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm and Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Burning Regulations within the Village of Godfrey

Burning is restricted to only private property only:  NO BURNING IN STREETS OR GUTTERS

March, April, May, October, November and December residents may burn only landscape waste such as leaves, bush or branches on Wednesday and Saturday only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. All fires must be supervised at all times.  Fires must also be out by 3:00 p.m. and not smoking after 3:00 p.m. For a copy of the Village ordinance you may go to or from the Village Clerk’s Office.

No Landscape Waste in Public Sewers



Specific Prohibited Discharge to Public Sewer (Storm Sewers)

Ordinance 002-2010

“No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any of the following described waters or wastes to any public sewer:” ( 5 ) Any outdoor landscape waste including but not limited to limbs,  leaves, plants, shrubs, dirt, mulch, garden vegetation or any other organic waste material generated from lawns, gardens,  trees, bushes or shrubs.

Curb Recycle Pick Up Accepted Materials             Curbside Recycling 101 Website

Recycling works when we recycle BETTER!  Contamination has become an overwhelming problem for the recycling companies.  To help us all be better recyclers Click Recycling WORKS When We Recycle BETTER (PTD) for a list of what you can Recycle.  Please check out Madison County’s Recycling Website by clicking here

CodeRED is now being run by Madison County.

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Those without Internet access may call the Madison County EMA office (618-692-0537), Monday through Friday, (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) to register over the phone.

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