When and where to recycle or dispose of your Christmas tree.

Where Can I Recycle My Christmas Tree in Indianapolis and Other Areas?

Updated for 2021-2022 Christmas Tree Disposal Locations

Indianapolis and surrounding area residents are invited to participate in Christmas Tree Recycling. Please, please, please remove all decorations, lights and anything else that isn’t a natural part of the tree! Please remove the trees from any garbage bags or tree bags or twine that you might have used to transport them. Trees are mulched and then used in city parks and other areas.

Indianapolis (Marion County) Christmas Tree Recycling

Be sure that all ornaments and lights have been removed prior to disposal, including tree stands. Live Christmas trees can be dropped off until January 31st.

Drop-off locations Christmas Tree Disposal in Indianapolis:

· Broad Ripple Park (1610 Broad Ripple Avenue) east side of the lot
· Ellenberger Park (5301 E. St. Clair Street) by the pool, in the northeast corner
· Garfield Park (2345 Pagoda Drive) MacAllister Amphitheater
· Krannert Park (605 S. High School Road) north parking lot
· Northwestway Park (5253 W. 62nd St.) to the left of the entrance
· Perry Park (451 E. Stop 11 Road) to the left of the Stop 11 main entrance
· Riverside Park (2420 N. Riverside Drive) by the basketball court
· Sahm Park (6801 E. 91st St.) near the recycling bins

City of Carmel Christmas Tree Pickup

Free Christmas tree pickup is available curbside on your regular trash days. Please remove all decorations and cut your tree in half.

City of Fishers Christmas Tree Recycling Locations

Recycling is offered through February 1st at the locations below. Trees are mulched and then used for the town trail system and in parks.
Brooks School Park (11780 Brooks School Road) Drop off in the gated parking lot area.
Cumberland Park (10580 Cumberland Road) Drop off Christmas trees in the first parking lot.
Roy G. Holland Memorial Park (1 Park Drive) Christmas Tree recycling drop off in the gated parking lot area.

City of Greenwood Christmas Tree Pickup

Curbside Christmas tree pickup is offered through January by the Greenwood Street Department crews. Trees must be undecorated and not bagged. Trees will be picked up and then transported to the city recycling area on Fry road where they will be turned to mulch. Christmas tree mulch is available for free to Greenwood residents.

City of Westfield Christmas Tree Pickup

Curbside pick up of trees will be offered through mid-January. Set trees out with your normal trash service, they do not need to be bagged. Remove all lights and decorations. If trees are taller than 4 feet, please cut them in half.

Hendricks County Christmas Tree Recycling

Free drop off through January 13th

Brownsburg Yard Waste Recycling Center (90 Mardale Drive, Brownsburg)
Plainfield Yard Waste Recycling Center (7020 South CR 875 East, Plainfield)

Johnson County Christmas Tree Recycling

Free drop off through January 11th

Center Grove High School (2717 S. Morgantown Road, Center Grove) near the tennis courts
Indian Creek Intermediate School (1000 S. Indian Creek Drive, Trafalgar) near the teachers’ parking lot

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