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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Christmas is officially over and now it’s time to think about what to do with your live Christmas tree.

You can dispose of your live Christmas tree at one of the eight drop-off locations from Dec. 25 to Jan. 31 from dawn until dusk.

Before you drop off your tree you need to remove the tree stand and all ornaments, tinsel, lights, and decorations before dropping it off. The collected trees will be recycled into various soil blends and mulch.

This service is provided for residents of Marion County only and is not offered for commercial use.

Drop-off locations for tree disposal are:

  • Broad Ripple Park, 1610 Broad Ripple Ave., East side of the parking lot
  • Ellenberger Park, 5301 E. St. Clair St., Northeast corner by the pool
  • Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr., in front of the MacAllister Amphitheater
  • Krannert Park, 605 S. High School Rd., north parking lot
  • Northwestway Park, 5253 W. 62nd St., to the left of the entrance
  • Perry Park, 451 E. Stop 11 Rd., to the left of the Stop 11 main entrance
  • Riverside Park, 2420 N. Riverside Dr., by the basketball court
  • Sahm Park, 6801 E. 91st St., near the recycling bins