Chicago’s Christmas tree recycling program begins Jan. 7 and runs from Jan. 22 at 26 parks across the city, including Garfield Park, 100 N. Central Park Ave. Trees can be dropped off anytime during normal park hours, which are n
Only live/natural trees without flocking are accepted; garlands and wreaths will not be accepted. Because the trees are turned into mulch, all tinsel, ornaments, lights and stands must be removed.
There are a few West Side locations to drop off Christmas trees to be recycled for mulch. Trees can be dropped off at one of 26 Chicago parks starting Jan. 8. Mulch will be available at six locations starting Jan. 10.
The Austin Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring their annual holiday parade and tree lighting festival Friday Dec. 3. The parade starts at Unity Fellowship Church at Cicero and Madison, with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. in front of the 15th District police station, 5701 W. Madison st.
Residents will be able to drop off live holiday trees through Jan. 18th inside tree corrals set up at 25 designated Chicago Park District sites, including Garfield Park, 100 N. Central Park Ave., and Riis Park, 6201 W. Wrightwood Ave.
Celebrate the spirit of unity Dec. 15. The kickoff begins at 5 pm. at Unity Fellowship Church at Cicero and Madison, followed by the tree lighting at 6 p.m. in front of the 15th District Police station, 5701 W. Madison.