Don't Throw Away Your Christmas Tree

City offers tree recycling

Monday, Jan 26, 2009  |  Updated 3:18 PM CDT
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Don't Throw Away Your Christmas Tree

When you're done with your Christmas tree, give it a new life.


How do you stuff a tree in a garbage can?

You don't.  Recycle it instead.

Drop it off at a participating location between Saturday, January 3 and Friday, January 16 to be chipped and turned into mulch.

Bagged mulch will be available at the locations on a limited basis.

Participating Locations:

Bessemer Park
8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Clark Park
3400 N. Rockwell

Forestry Site
900 E. 103rd St.

Garfield Park
100 N. Central Park Ave.

Grant Park
900 S. Columbus

Humboldt Park Boathouse
1369 N. Sacramento

Jackson Park
6300 S. Cornell

Kennedy Park
11320 S. Western

Kelvyn Park
4438 W. Wrightwood

Lake Meadows Park
3117 S. Rhodes

Lincoln Park
Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Ave. (Parking lot east of Cannon Dr.)

Margate Park
4921 N. Marine Dr.

Marquette Park
6700 S. Kedzie

McKinley Park
2210 W. Pershing Rd.

Mt. Greenwood Park
3721 W. 111th St.

North Park Village
5801 N. Pulaski Rd.

Norwood Park
5801 N. Natoma

Portage Park
4100 N. Long

Riis Park
6100 W. Fullerton

Rowan Park
11546 S. Avenue L

Sheridan Park
910 S. Aberdeen St.

Warren Park
6601 N. Western Ave.

Wentworth Park
5625 S. Mobile

For additional information on recycling drop-off centers, please visit for more information.
Questions? Call the Department of Environment at 312-744-7606.

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