How to recycle Christmas trees in Southwest Nashville

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There are multiple locations to recycle real and artificial Christmas trees in Nashville. (Courtesy Fotolia)

There are multiple locations to recycle real and artificial Christmas trees in Nashville. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Metro Nashville Public Works will offer free Christmas tree recycling between Dec. 26 and Feb. 17.

Southwest Nashville residents can drop off their Christmas trees in West End at Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., Nashville, and in 12 South at Sevier Park, 3021 Lealand Lane, Nashville. MPW will accept trees at 14 locations throughout Nashville.


Ornaments, lights and other decorations must be removed before being dropped off for recycling, according to MPW. Artificial trees will not be accepted.

Residents who wish to dispose of artificial trees can visit the following recycling centers in Nashville:

  • East Center, 943 Doctor Richard G. Adams Drive, Nashville

  • Ezell Pike Center, 3254 Ezell Pike, Nashville

  • Omohundro Center, 1019 Omohundro Place, Nashville

  • Anderson Lane Center, 939 Anderson Lane, Madison



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