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Curb That Christmas Tree? Not If You're In Indy

Drop-off sites for Christmas trees are now open through Jan. 31 at city parks, thanks to Indianapolis Department of Public Works and Indy Parks.Christmas tree, Indy Parks, Department of Public Works2015-12-28T00:00:00-05:00
Curb That Christmas Tree? Not If You're In Indy

An elephant will not eat your discarded Christmas tree in Indy, as Pretty the elephant did at the Cologne zoo in Germany back in 1998.

Associated Press photo

When you’re ready to part with your Christmas tree, here’s a friendly reminder from the city of Indianapolis: don’t leave it on the curb.

This year, you’ll need to drop it off at one of nine Indy parks. The drop-off sites are open now through January 31st. You’ll also need to remove all non-organic material like tinsel, ornaments, lights and tree stands from your trees.

Some area cities, including Carmel, Greenwood and Westfield are offering curbside pickup of Christmas trees.

Here's a list of drop-off sites for trees:

Broad Ripple Park (1610 Broad Ripple Ave.) south lot
Ellenberger Park (5301 E. St. Clair St.) west of pool in main parking lot
Garfield Park (2432 Conservatory Drive) MacAllister Center
Gustafson Park (3110 Moller Road) near the front entrance
Krannert Park (605 S. High School Road) north parking lot
Northwestway Park (5253 W. 62nd St.) near the recycling bins
Perry Park (451 E. Stop 11 Road) soccer field parking lot
Riverside Park (2420 E. Riverside Drive) tennis court parking lot
Sahm Park (6801 E. 91st St.) soccer field parking lot



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