Rockford announces Christmas tree pick-up, drop-off locations - – Rockford’s News Leader

City of Rockford announces Christmas tree pick-up, drop-off locations


Rockford residents have multiple options when it comes to disposing of their live Christmas trees.

Those who wish to have their trees picked up, can leave them alongside their regular trash between January 7 and January 17. During that time, Rock River Disposal will pick them up on scheduled residential garbage days.

Trees can also be dropped off at various Winnebago County locations from January 1 to January 15. Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful coordinates the following tree recycling sites in Rockford:

  • Don Schmid Youth Sports Center - Riverdahl Park (parking lot off of Sandy Hollow and two blocks east of Kishwaukee)
  • Blackhawk Park - 100 15th Avenue
  • Levings Lake - East entrance, off Johnston Avenue
  • Andrews Park - 800 North Central Avenue
  • Gambino Park - Pepper Drive, off Alpine
  • Alpine Park - 900 South Alpine

For more information on other KNIB drop off locations, visit

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