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Where to recycle your tree in central Indiana

Posted at 11:03 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 11:32:17-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Christmas has come and gone and over the next few weeks you'll be putting away those decorations and taking down your tree. If your families has enjoyed a live tree this year, there are several places across central Indiana that can help you dispose of it safely.

In order to leave your tree at any of these locations they must be free of ornaments, tinsel, tree stands and all other decorative materials.

The Indianapolis Dept. of Public Works and Indy Parks have teamed up to collect trees between December 26 and January 31. Residents can drop their trees at any of these nine locations throughout the city between dawn and dusk:

  • Broad Ripple Park (1610 Broad Ripple Avenue)
  • Ellenberger Park (5301 East St. Clair Street)
  • Garfield Park (2432 Conservatory Drive)
  • Gustafson Park (3110 Moller Road)
  • Krannert Park (605 South High School Road)
  • Northwestway Park (5253 West 62nd Street)
  • Perry Park (451 East Stop 11 Road)
  • Riverside Park (2420 East Riverside Drive)
  • Sahm Park (6801 East 91st Street)

In Johnson County, you can drop off your Christmas tree between December 26 and January 13 at four convenient locations.

  • Johnson County Fairgrounds (across from the Purdue Extension office)
  • Center Grove High School (Near tennis courts and baseball diamond)
  • Indiana Creek Intermediate School (SW corner by football field)
  • McCarty Mulch (100 Bluffdale off S.R. 37)

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