Christmas Tree Recycling in Birmingham

If you’re already packing up the decorations and re-claiming your home, you might be wondering what to do with your live Christmas Tree. Here is a list of places in and around Birmingham you can take them for recycling!

Make sure to remove all lights and ornaments before you donate your tree to any of the following recycling locations.

The Birmingham Zoo and Mountain Brook Board of Landscape Design are hosting the 10th annual Christmas tree recycling even from Dec. 26-Jan. 10. Drop off point is inside the construction entrance at the zoo on Cahaba Road during normal business hours. Only clean and un-decorated trees accepted. For more information, contact Don Cafaro, City Arborist, at 802-3874, or Mountain Brook City Hall at 802-3800.

In Gardendale, old Christmas trees are picked up curbside and chipped by the city to use in landscaping.

For Homewood Residents, trees can be placed curbside for pickup or dropped off at the Homewood Library, or West Homewood Park-  121 West Oxmoor Road in the first parking lot by the ball fields through January, 16th.

Shelby County, you can drop trees at the following locations:

Heardmont Park on Cahaba Valley Road on U.S. 119
Chelsea City Hall
Ray Building on Highway 70 in Columbiana
AmStar Theater at the Alabaster Colonnade
Pelham City Park at US 31/119 entrance.

December 27th – January 4th

If you know of another recycling location, please drop us a comment and we’ll add it to our list!


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