Christmas Tree Recycling Program in Philadelphia

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

The Philadelphia Streets Department has announced its Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program.

It will run from Tuesday, January 2nd to Saturday, January 13th.

Residents who wish to drop off their trees to be recycled may take them to the Streets Department Sanitation Convenience Centers, open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday through Saturday.

They are located at:

3033 S. 63rd Street

2601 W. Glenwood Avenue

Domino Lane & Umbria Street

5100 Grays Avenue

State Road & Ashburner Street

3901 N. Delaware Avenue

There will also be 23 designated locations to drop off Christmas trees throughout the City on Saturdays, January 6th and January 13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Those locations are:

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.

The Streets Department says residents should make sure that trees are free of all decorations and untied. Christmas trees with decorations cannot be recycled.


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