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January 9, 2015

Weekend Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Second Friday On Frankford Avenue In Fishtown, Closing Weekend For David Lynch At PAFA, Christmas Tree Recycling Events And More

City Hall

Embrace the winter with entertaining cold-weather happenings across the city. Spend your Friday night with a beer and fries at the Lodge at RiverRink Winterfest, which now is home to a weeknight happy hour (including tonight!) from 5 to 7 p.m. Frankford Avenue in Fishtown postponed its First Friday festivities last week to put on […]

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January 5, 2015

Participate In Christmas Tree Recycling Programs Throughout The City, Starting Today, January 5

Participate In Christmas Tree Recycling Programs Throughout The City, Starting Today, January 5

Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to wrap up the season by putting away your Christmas decor and taking down your Christmas tree. Luckily, it’s easy to recycle your Christmas tree in Philadelphia as a number of local organizations are hosting tree-cycling days throughout the month of January — some starting as […]

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January 2, 2014

Take Advantage Of Christmas Tree Recycling Days In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia Starting This Saturday, January 4

Headhouse Square

Are pine needles collecting on your living room floor? It’s about time to unplug those strings of lights and take down that festive tree. If you’d rather your Christmas tree end up as wood chips rather than in a landfill, take note. Trees that are put out with regular trash on the curb will be […]

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January 2, 2013

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: There Are Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 5-19

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: There Are Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 5-19

Now that the Christmas presents are unwrapped and the pine needles are collecting on the living room floor, it’s time to take the wreaths down and unplug the strings of lights. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree in an eco-friendly manner, you’re in luck. Philadelphia is once again providing the city with Christmas […]

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January 5, 2012

University City Is Hosting A Christmas Tree And Electronics Recycling Event This Saturday, January 7

University City Is Hosting A Christmas Tree And Electronics Recycling Event This Saturday, January 7

Christmas in Philadelphia is once again eco-friendly this year, with a tree-cycling program running through Saturday, January 14. Check out all the details on the city-wide program in our previous post. But if you live in or are close to University City, head there this Saturday, January 7 for a recycling double-whammy: UCD is running […]

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December 27, 2011

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: There Are Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 3-14

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: There Are Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 3-14

Christmas in Philadelphia is once again eco-friendly this year, with a tree-cycling program running Tuesday, January 3 through Saturday, January 14. Since trees put out curbside will be collected as trash, you’ll want to be sure you help Philadelphia stay green and drop off your tree for recycling. The Streets Department Sanitation Convenience Centers located […]

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December 29, 2010

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 3 To 15

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 3 To 15

Christmas is eco-friendly this year, with many options for recycling Christmas trees. You can choose to support more than 20 local civic and nonprofit organizations that are working together to have trees chipped and reused to beautify local dog runs, community gardens and parks. To help, recycle your tree at one of 8 designated drop-off […]

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January 4, 2010

Recycling Christmas Trees in Philly

Recycling Christmas Trees in Philly

For years, Philadelphia has been known as the city where you can put just about anything out on the curb on trash day and rest easy in the knowledge that it will be gone when you return home from work. The first week in January, the streets are littered with discarded Christmas trees, all waiting […]

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