St. Louis City offers residents free tree limb pick up, mulch

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - If you live in the city of St. Louis and have tree limbs on your property that fell during Sunday`s storm, city officials will help you get rid of them for free!

High winds from Sunday`s storm downed a lot of trees and limbs in the city.
In fact, we`re told forestry and street crews dumped about 100 loads of limbs at a composting facility on Monday.

The limbs are turned into mulch there; then the mulch is brought to a big mulch pile in Carondelet Park in south city where residents can pick it up for free.

If you still have limbs on your property, city workers will pick them up for free as long as you get the limbs to the curb in front of your home without blocking the street or sidewalk.

City parks, recreation and forestry director Gary Bess says the storm`s mess might wind up as a bonus for people looking for mulch.

You can call the forestry division starting today to have your limbs picked up.
That number is 314-613-7200; you can call between 8am-5pm.

City residents have until next Monday to take advantage of the service.