Where to Recycle Your Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree RecyclingIf you’re wasting no time putting your house back together after all of the Christmas Celebrations and you’re looking for a place to recycle your Christmas Tree, here’s a list of places around Birmingham where you can drop them off.. Make sure you get all of the ornaments and lights off before you go!

Birmingham/Mountain Brook

Drop at the Birmingham Zoo’s picnic area through January 6. Trees will be mulched for use at the zoo.


Until January 9, residents can drop trees at the Homewood Public Library or at the corner Dale and Grace streets between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Trees will be picked up curbside for the first two Wednesdays in January, but those will not be recycled.


Leave your tree on the curb at your house or drop off at a site on Municipal Lane across from the Lake House. Look for the signs.


Trees will be picked up curbside and mulched for city landscaping.

Shelby County

There are several drop offs at Pelham City Park (use the US31/US119 entrance), the Ray Building off Highway 70 in Columbiana, Chelsea City Hall, Heardmont ParkĀ and the AmStar Theatre parking lot at the Alabaster Colonnade. Mulched trees will be used around the county.


Trees can be dropped off at Scout Square off Highway 31 at Canyon Road. Trees will be used as fish habitats in lakes on Alabama Power properties.

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