It’s time to tree-cycle those Christmas Trees! Here’s a list of places around Birmingham that will take your trees.
Recycle Your Christmas Trees in Birmingham
The Birmingham Zoo -The Zoo is a designated Christmas tree recycling site. Now through December 31, 2021 visitors and residents can drop off their trees during Zoo business hours.
The drop area is accessible through the side entrance on Cahaba Road. All trees need to be real and not artificial. The trees also need to be clean from decorations, garlands, lights, and wires. Trees of all sizes are welcome!
City of Birmingham – curbside pickup. Trees are chipped by the city as part of their normal landscaping and yard debris removal service on regularly scheduled pickup days.
Old Christmas trees are picked up curbside and are chipped by the city as part of their normal landscaping and yard debris removal service. Mulch generated goes to Gardendale city landscaping.
The City of Homewood offers curbside pickup for trees. But if you want to recycle, then take the tree to a bin on the gravel lot at Manhattan St near the park. There’s also a drop-off site at Mega Field at the West Homewood Athletic Complex.
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.
County citizens can drop off their trees for recycling on December 26 through January 7th at the following locations:
Pelham City Park (off US 31 in Pelham)
Ray Building (off Alabama 70 in Columbiana)
CR-47 in Chelsea (gravel lot at intersection of Liberty Road)
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.
Decoration free, natural Christmas trees can be dropped off at Scout Square (The Christmas Tree Lot) right off of Highway 31 in Vestavia. Donated trees are used as fish habitats in the lakes on the properties of Alabama Power. Through January 10th.