Allen County residents may drop off and recycle their live Christmas trees at various locations free of charge Wednesday, Dec. 26 to Friday, Jan. 11.
Ornaments, tinsel, and plastic bags must be removed from live trees prior to dropping them off at recycling locations. Wreaths are not accepted at live tree recycling locations.
Allen County residents may drop off their live trees at the following locations:
Fort Wayne Area
Allen County Highway Garage
2234 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne
Bio-Solids, Lime & Yard Waste Recycling
6202 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne
Hours: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Grabill / Leo-Cedarville Area
Metea County Park
8401 Union Chapel Road, Fort Wayne
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
New Haven Area
City Hall— North Side
815 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven
Jury Park Pool
1702 Glencoe Blvd., New Haven
Meadowbrook School—Parking Lot
1065 Woodmere Drive, New Haven
For questions or concerns regarding live tree recycling, contact Allen County Department of Environmental Management at 260-449-7878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Allen County Department of Environmental Management…
derived from the Allen County Solid Waste Management District. Since its inception in 1991, the District has been dedicated to providing residents with unique recycling and waste reduction opportunities. The Allen County Department of Environmental Management will carry on as your source for recycling and waste reduction information and more.
Free Community Recycling
An attendant is present to answer any questions and offer assistance if needed.
*Please note that dropping material at the sites when an attendant is not present is illegal dumping and poses a danger to the public and employees at the site.
Allen County residents have the option of dropping off their sorted recyclables at any of these locations:
6736 Lima Road
- The Sam’s Club community recycling site is back in operation!
Southgate Plaza (behind)
281 East Pettit Avenue
4522 Maplecrest Road
5000 Smith Road
14701 Schwartz Road
Hours for all Sites:
Monday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
110 1/2 South Street
Monday-Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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