Republic Services will provide free collection of live Christmas trees from January 3-14, 2011. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and hooks and should not be placed in bags.
The Downers Grove Park District is hosting a Christmas Tree Recycling program for residents. Drop-off locations include Whitlock Park on Sunday, January 2, and McCollum Park on Saturday, January 8, 2011. Both drop-off locations will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, depending on weather. Trees will be chipped on site and residents may take their tree mulch with them, in their own container. For more information, contact the Park District Forester at 630-963-1304.