Christmas tree recycling locations available throughout the stateline


In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, photo, Tommy Lee, a sixth-generation tree farmer at Lee Farms in Tualatin, Ore., helps Jason Jimenez and his sons carry the Douglas fir they selected off the tree lot. Christmas tree farmers nationwide are paying a fee to the Christmas Tree Promotion Board for each tree harvested to fund […]

Locations in Rockford, Rockton, Roscoe, Loves Park and Cherry Valley started taking in Christmas trees for recycling, starting today.

You can bring your Christmas Tree to a dozen different places across the Stateline to be recycled.  The drop-off locations are listed below, they will be taking trees from January 1-15, 2019.  The trees will be chipped beginning on January 15.  The mulch will be available for free but please bring a container.

Don Schmid Youth Sports Center at Riverdahl Park
871 Sandy Hollow Rd – parking lot off Sandy Hollow

Levings Lake
1420 S. Pierpont Ave
east entrance, South Johnson Ave at Montague

Andrews Park
800 North Central Avenue

Gambino Park
4421 Pepper Drive, west of North Alpine

Alpine Park
950 South Alpine Road

Crimson Ridge
735 Perryville Road, rear parking lot

Martin Park
5600 Park Ridge Road, south side of Riverside, north east parking lot

Bauman Park
South Walnut Street, daylight hours only

Williams Tree Farm
4661 Yale Bridge Road
Rockton Boat Ramp, parking area about 830 E. Main St., opposite ball field

Valley View Farms
6440 Belvidere Road

Pecatonica Wetlands Forest Preserve
4550 North Pecatonica Road (near picnic area)

Davis Village Hall
104 E. McKimmery

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