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Beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Village of Lake Bluff’s waste and recycling contractor (Groot Industries) will collect Christmas trees and wreaths placed at the curb.  

Trees and wreaths should be placed at the curb free of any decorations or inorganic material to allow them to be composted and recycled. Any items decorated with tinsel, ornaments, metal backing, etc. CANNOT be recycled and will go to the landfill as waste.

Trees and wreaths may also be delivered to the Public Works Recycling Facility, 640 Rockland Road. The facility is open Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm and Saturday / Sunday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. The facility will be closed on New Year's Day.  The same cautions apply regarding trees and wreaths decorated with tinsel, ornaments, metal backing, etc. which cannot be recycled.