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During the months of December - March, Christmas trees will be collected by the WM bulk truck. The tree will not be counted as your one-weekly bulk item however, you must contact WM by email or phone 48-hours in advance of your trash day to schedule tree pick-up.

Christmas trees that are taller than 6’ must be cut in half and placed at the road the night before your collection day after 6:00pm.


Contact Residential Services: (734) 544-4000 ext 4 

Contact Waste Management: (866) 797-9018

Please ask for your confirmation number.


Christmas trees brought to the Compost Site for chipping (free of charge for Ypsilanti Township residents) must have all decorations removed: lights, tinsel, garland, ornaments and tree stand.

The Compost Site is currently open on Saturdays ONLY from 9:00am - 4:00pm for the winter season.

Contact Compost Site: (734) 482-6681


Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 544 - 4000

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily