200The Atlanta Department of Public Works, Keep Atlanta Beautiful, Keep Georgia Beautiful, the Georgia Forestry Commission, The Home Depot, The Davey Tree Company, the Ferry Morse Company and WXIA 11 Alive will Christmas tree recycling events throughout the city on Jan. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Residents can drop off their Christmas trees at the following locations:

The Home Depot – Midtown
650 Ponce de Leon Place NE
Atlanta, GA 30308


The Home Depot – Buckhead
2525 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

The Home Depot – Cascade
1032 Research Center Drive
Atlanta, GA 30331

Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM)
1110 Hill Street
Atlanta, GA 30315

Complimentary dogwood seedlings and vegetable flower seed packets will be available to residents recycling Christmas Trees while supplies last. Residents can also request free mulch from The Davey Tree Company but must be able to accept a full truck load. Standard load sizes are 15-20 cubic yards. To request mulch, call (770) 451-7911.
For more information about the Christmas tree recycling events, call (470) 755-4867.

The City of Decatur will also host Christmas tree recycling starting on Monday, Dec. 28. Residents should drop off their trees in the Agnes Scott College parking lot between 184 and 206 S. Candler Street (Please do not leave trees anywhere else on the Agnes Scott campus). The drop off period runs from Dec. 28 to Jan. 9.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.