Chicago will offer free Christmas tree recycling between January 4th through the 18th at various locations throughout the city. The closest to West Andersonville is Margate Park at 4921 N. Marine Drive. Just make sure all lights, ornaments and tinsel are removed before dropping your tree off at any time on those dates. A limited amount of mulch is available free at the locations starting on January 10th.
For more details and a full list of drop-off locations, please see the City of Chicago website.