Thanks to all everyone that recycled their Christmas trees, homeowners and landscapers can get a late gift. Oh, and it's FREE.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Christmas tree recycling locations had another big year - yielding a lot of mulch. Finally, that mulch is ready to go to it's forever home.

According to KNIB, mulch is available at 13 locations "while it lasts" and, if any is left over, will be removed toward the end of February.

Retrieve Free Mulch at 13 Locations

Free mulch while supplies last; expect it to be cleared by late February.

Bring your own shovel, containers. Sites are not staffed.

Availability not guaranteed; varies by site.

Here are all 13 mulch pickup locations.