CURBSIDE CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION: Free collection of live Christmas trees only, will be offered by Republic Services from January 3-13, 2017. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and hooks and should not be placed in bags.
CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING: The Downers Grove Park District will host two drop-off sites for residents who would like to recycle their Christmas trees between December 26 and January 13, 2017. Trees are turned into wood chips which will be used as mulch within parks and landscaping projects. Locations are:
- Whitlock Park, located at 40th St. and Fairview Ave., in the parking lot off of Fairview Ave.
- McCollum Park, located at 6801 Main St., in the north parking lot off of 67th St.