Christmas Tree Disposal

Clean Trees

Clean trees do not have ornaments, tinsel, flocking, or attached tree stands. These are considered yard waste and may be brought to the transfer station on Mondays for a $.75 disposal fee. Or you may cut the tree into 4 feet lengths and attach a Cedar Falls Christmas tree tag to the tree. Cost of the tree tag is $1.25. Place the tree at curbside and call (319) 273-8629 for a Monday pickup. All plastic bags must be removed.

Unclean Trees

Unclean trees have flocked limbs or are heavily tinseled. These will be considered as garbage and may be brought to the transfer station Tuesday–Friday for a $.75 disposal fee. Or you may cut the tree into 4 feet lengths and attach a Cedar Falls Christmas tree tag to the tree. Cost of the tree tag is $1.25. Place the tree at curbside on your normal garbage pickup day.

Christmas tree tags are $1.25 and available at the following:


  • Fareway Grocery, Cedar Falls
  • Hy-Vee,  College Square Mall
  • Transfer Statio, 15th and State Street
  • Ace Hardware, 18th Street