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Holiday Notes/Tree Pickup

Most Village offices will be closed on Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26, 2011 in observance of Christmas, as well as Monday, January 2, 2012 for New Year's Day.

Garbage Collection

Monday, December 26, 2011 and Monday, January 2, 2012 are garbage holidays. Collections will be delayed by one day during these weeks.

Christmas Trees

  • Free curbside collection of live Christmas trees will be offered by Republic Services from January 3-13, 2012. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and hooks and should NOT be placed in bags.
  • The Downers Grove Park District will offer free Christmas tree recycling from December 26, 2011 through January 15, 2012 Trees are turned into chips which will be used as mulch within parks and landscaping projects.

    Drop-off sites will be at:
    • Whitlock Park, (40th St. & Fairview Ave.) in the parking lot off of Fairview Avenue.
    • McCollum Park, (6801 S. Main St.), in the north parking lot off of 67th Street. 
    For more information, call 630-963-1304 or visit the Park District website.