Jan 5, 2024 - News

Where and how to ditch your Christmas tree in Philly

Illustration of a recycling symbol made from Christmas tree pine needles.

Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

New Year's Day is behind us so it's time to finally ditch your dry Christmas tree.

Why it matters: Put an end to the piles of pine needles collecting in your living room by recycling trees or setting them out curbside on your regular trash collection day.

  • Recycled trees can end up as mulch, compost or goat food rather than being added to landfills.

How it works: Philadelphians have three options for recycling trees:

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