Get a free tree from the city

Chicago residents can request a free tree by calling 311 or going online. Trees can be planted on city-owned parkway in front of a homeowner’s property or in the front yard facing the street.

Holiday tree recycling begins Saturday

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.