It’s Tree-Cycling time in Birmingham and there are several ways you can do that and places you can take them, here’s what we know!.
Where To Recycle Christmas Trees In Birmingham
Birmingham – curbside pickup. OR Drop off natural trees free of ornaments, garland, etc. at the Birmingham zoo’s picnic area until the end of the first week in January. The trees will be turned into mulch and used to control erosion throughout the zoo.
Cullman – Drop off your trees in front of the Aquaculture Center of Gadsden State Community College.
Gardendale – Old Christmas trees are picked up curbside
Homewood – From 8 am to 8 pm on December 26 through January 8 natural, decoration free Christmas trees can be brought to the corner parking lot at Dale and Grace St. Decoration-free, natural trees can also be dropped off in the designated areas in the back rear parking lot of the Homewood Public Library.
Hoover – Christmas trees will be picked up curbside in January and are chipped by the city as part of their normal landscaping and yard debris removal service on regularly scheduled pickup days. There will also be a drop-off site on Municipal Lane, across from the Lake House. Signs will be posted on Municipal Lane after Christmas.
Mountain Brook – Drop off natural Christmas trees (free of decorations) at the zoo’s picnic area next to the parking lot during normal business hours, December 26th through January 6th. The trees will be turned into mulch for use at the zoo. Note that trees left at curbside will not be recycled.
Shelby County – County citizens can drop off their trees for recycling on December 26 through the first week in January at the following locations:
Pelham City Park (off US 31 in Pelham)
Ray Building (off Alabama 70 in Columbiana)
Chelsea City Hall
Heardmont Park on U.S. 119
Propst Alabaster LLC (formerly Colonial Properties Alabaster, at the end of the AmStar Theater parking lot)
All drop areas are located in parking lots and designated with orange traffic cones and signs.
Vestavia – Decoration free, natural Christmas trees can be dropped off at Scout Square (The Christmas Tree Lot) right off of Highway 31 in Vestavia.
For more information or drop off sites in Alabama visit this site.