City releases 2022-2023 Chip-A-Tree Program

December 20, 2022

Office of the Mayor
Patricia Resende
(401) 529-3207

Chip-A-Tree 2022/2023 Christmas tree recycling program

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. –The East Providence Department of Public Works will be collecting and chipping Christmas trees for use as mulch for City projects. Residents have the option of dropping off trees or curbside collection.

Christmas tree drop-off dates and locations:
Dec. 26, 2022 - Jan. 20, 2023 at the following locations
• Agawam Field
• Hull St. Playground
• Pierce Field
• Central Ave Playground
• Silver Spring Playground
• Kent Field
• Riverside Rec Field
• Grassy Plain Park
• Sabin Point Park
• Carousel Parking Lot

Christmas tree curbside collection:
Jan. 9, 2023 – Jan. 20, 2023
• Place trees at the curb for collection
• Please remove all ornaments, lights and stands
• TREES ONLY please
• No wreaths, garlands, roping or artificial trees
• Trees will be collected by city work crews and chipped
• They are NOT collected with your weekly trash pickup

For questions or more information, please contact DPW Program Coordinator, Donna McMahon at (401) 435-7701 Fax: (401) 434-1725.