Thursday, December 31, 2009

Locations for Christmas tree recycling in Chicago

You may have heard or read that several Chicago Park District sites will chip and mulch Christmas trees in the coming couple of weeks... but neither this AP story on the WGN-TV website nor this article on the Chicago Sun-Times website tells you exactly where you can take your tree.

The City of Chicago, however, provides the following list of tree-recycling sites:
  • 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, 6300 S. Cornell Ave.

  • Kennedy Park,11320 S. Western Ave.

  • Kelvyn Park, 4438 W. Wrightwood Ave.

  • Lake Meadows Park, 3117 S. Rhodes Ave.

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

  • Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr.

  • 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, 5801 N. Natoma Ave.

  • Portage Park, 4100 N. Long Ave.

  • Riis Park, 6100 W. Fullerton Ave.

  • Rowan Park, 11546 S. Avenue L

  • Sheridan Park, 910 S. Aberdeen St.

  • Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave.

  • Wentworth Park, 5625 S. Mobile Ave.
Chicago residents will be able to pick up free mulch at these locations between January 8 and January 17.

Related: Holiday light recycling available.

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