Where to Dispose and Recycle Christmas Trees in Columbus

Christmas tree recycling ColumbusThe holidays are in full swing in Columbus. Do you have all your decorations up? While opting for a reusable Christmas tree is a sure-fire way to keep it green during the holidays, for many there’s something about having that live tree adorning your abode. The aesthetic, the scent… Smell those Douglas firs!

It’s said that live Christmas trees can be sustainable too, when properly farmed/sourced. What about after the holidays are over? Do you know where to dispose and recycle Christmas trees in Columbus?



Free Curbside Pickup of Christmas Trees in Columbus

Columbus Christmas tree disposal

Columbus has been offering free curbside pickup of Christmas trees, if you follow a few guidelines:

  • Remove all decorations
  • Place the tree curbside by 6 a.m. on yard waste collection day
  • Cut all 8 foot + trees in half
  • Trees in plastic bags will not be picked up

Check with your area’s yard waste collection by calling 614-645-3111.

Also be sure to check with your town’s yard waste collection specifications as they may require solid waste stickers or have weight limits.

Christmas Tree Drop Off for Wood Chipping

Christmas tree disposal ColumbusAreas such as Upper Arlington have ways to chip old Christmas trees such as programs with Ohio Mulch. Check your town for composting facilities that offer drop off and recycling services that may also be free-of-charge.

Find an Ohio Mulch store near you with this search-by-zip code here.



Enjoy your holidays!




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