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Treecycling 2016: Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree
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Treecycling 2016: Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

It’s that time of the year: to take down the decorations and recycle your Christmas Tree!

Here’s a list of locations where you can treecycle – thus reducing space in landfills and giving your tree a new life.

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Philly 2016

Need to get rid of your tree ASAP? The Streets Department Sanitation Convenience Centers accept trees Monday through Saturdays, 8 AM – 6 PM. They’re slightly further out of the way from Center City but have flexible hours.

Sanitation Convenience Centers Locations – Drop Off Christmas Tree Recycling 2016

  • 3901 N Delaware Ave.
  • 5100 Grays Ave.
  • 2601 West Glenwood Avenue
  • 3033 South 63rd Street
  • Domino Lane and Umbria Street
  • State Road and Ashburner Street

Take your tree to a neighborhood near you on upcoming Saturdays. 

Civic Association Treecycling 2016

When: Sat. January 9, 2016

  • Rite Aid: (801 S 9th Street) 9am-1pm
  • The Shambles (2nd & Lombard), 9am-1pm
  • Bainbridge Green (4th & Bainbridge), 9am-1pm
  • Whole Foods Market (20th & Callowhill), 9am-1pm
  • Whole Foods Market (929 South Street), 9am-1pm
  • Jefferson Square Park (4th & Washington Ave), 9am-4pm
  • Columbus Square Park (13th St. and Reed St), 10am to 4pm
  • KCAPA (Palmer St. and Front St) 10a – 2p
  • Orianna Hill Dog Park (3rd and Poplar) 10a – 4p
  • Clark Park (43rd and Chester Ave) 10a – 4p
  • Markward Rec Center (Taney and Pine St) 10a – 4p

When: Sun. January 10, 2016

  • Boy Scouts HQ parking lot (22nd and Spring St) 9:30a – 12:30p
  • Norwood Fontbonne School (Sunset Ave) 9:30a – 12:30p
  • Eastern State Penitentiary (22nd and Brown St) 10a – 4p
  • Ridge Ave. and Scotts Lane 12p – 4p
  • Gabbie’s Garden (Chew Ave) 1p – 4p

Suggested donations: $5/tree; $3/wreath

The City of Philadelphia also has a free drop-off programs 2 Saturdays this year: Saturday, January 9, 2016 and January 16, 2016. You must drop off your tree from 9 am – 3 pm. 

ZipCar Tree Recycling

Awesome business alert: Zipcar is offering to pick up a few lucky customer’s trees (fo’ free!) this Saturday, too! Signup here.

Where to Drop Off your Christmas Tree – Citywide Collection Programs 2016

  • 66th & Haverford Ave.
  • American & Thompson St.
  • 1400 Cottman – Pennway & Cottman Ave. (Jardel Rec.)
  • 54th & Woodbine Ave.
  • Graver Lane & Seminole
  • 2901 Princeton Ave. (Mayfair Rec.)
  • 43rd & Powelton Ave.
  • Cathedral & Ridge Ave.
  • 7901 Ridgeway St. (Fox Chase Rec.)
  • 72nd & Buist Ave.
  • Washington Ln. & Ardleigh
  • 8101 Bustleton Ave.
  • Broad & Christian St.
  • Upsal & Lowber St.
  • 2900 Comly Rd. – Palmer Playground
  • 20th & Hartranft St.
  • Fisher & Ogontz Ave.
  • 7231 Torresdale Ave. – Russo Park
  • 15th & Bigler St.
  • 5th & Chelten Ave. (water reservoir)
  • Intersection of Wayne Ave & Logan St.
  • Corinthian & Poplar St.
  • Castor & Foulkrod St.

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Julie Hancher
Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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