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2021 Godfrey’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The dates for the 2021 Godfrey’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program is from Monday, December 27, 2021 to Friday, January 14, 2022.  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 had schedule four E-cycling events for 2021. October 9, 2021.  No dates or times has been scheduled for the year 2022 at this time.  Have questions on scheduled Madison County E-Cycling events – Contact 618-296-6647 or E-Mail to [email protected]

 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Madison County Household Hazardous Waste Collections – Will be held on the first Saturday and third Friday of each month starting November 2021. Appointments are Required and the HHW Collections will be held at Madison County HHW Collection Facility, 249 N. Old St. Louis Road, Wood River, Illinois Click Here for more Information

Next Scheduled Appointments:
November 6 & 19
December 4 & 17
January  8 & 14

Click Above Image to go to Madison County Web page to schedule a recycling 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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