Recycling Chicago Christmas Trees Near Me: The Chicago Park District, Department of Streets and Sanitation program begins Saturday
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CHICAGO (WLS) – Recycling your Christmas tree separates trees from the waste stream and creates mulch for city dwellers, local parks and forests.
Chicago has been doing this since 1990 and it is of great help in nourishing the soul and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Department of Streets and Sanitation and the Chicago Park District organized the program.
Since then, the program has turned more than 285,000 trees into mulch. Almost 20,000 trees were recycled last year.
Residents can turn in real trees at one of 26 locations across the city from January 7th through January 21st:
Bessemer Park, 8930 S. Muskegon Ave. Clark Park, 3400 N. Rockwell St. Forestry Site, 900 E. 103rd St. Garfield Park, 100 N. Central Park Ave. Grant Park, 900 S. Columbus Dr. Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1369 N. Sacramento Ave. Jackson Park Fieldhouse Parking Lot, off S. Cornell Ave. Kennedy Park, 2427 W. 113th St. Kelvyn Park, 4438 W. Wrightwood Ave. Lake Meadows Park, 3117 S. Rhodes Ave. Lincoln Park, Canon Dr. on Fullerton Ave. (East side of Cannon Dr.) Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr. Mahalia Jackson Park, 8385 S. Birkhoff Ave. Marquette Park, 6700 S. Kedzie Ave. McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd.Mt. Greenwood Park, 3721 W. 111th St. North Park Village, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd. Norwood Park (workshop), 5800 N. Avondale Ave. Portage Park, 4100 N. Long Ave. Riis Park, 6201 W. Wrightwood Ave. Rowan Park, 11546 S. Avenue LSheridan Park, 910 S. Aberdeen St.Walsh Park, 1722 N. Ashland Ave.Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave.Wentworth Park, 5701 S. Narragansett Ave.West Chatham Park, 8223 S. Princeton Ave.
For more information, call 311 or visit us recyclebycity.com/chicago. Only trees are accepted on these pitches – no wreaths or garlands.
Six locations — Lincoln Park, Margate Park, Mount Greenwood Park, North Park Village, Warren Park, and the Forestry lot — are offering a limited amount of free mulch for pickup starting January 10th.
All trees must be free of ornaments, tinsel, lights or flocking.
Plastic bags used for transport must be removed before trees are placed in the stalls.
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