Naperville: Annual Arbor Day Tree Sale Begins Online March 20
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~ The City of Naperville is continuing its commitment to sustainability with its annual Arbor Day Tree Sale. The sale will take place online for a four-week period beginning March 20 and will close on April 14 or when all trees are sold, whichever comes first. Customers will be able to select from 34 different species of container-grown trees costing between $25 and $60 for use in beautifying their yards and sustaining the environment. A total of 381 trees are available for purchase, including various maples, oaks and elms.

To place an order, customers must go online to where they can purchase multiple tree types through PayPal in one transaction. Once an online order is complete, shoppers will be directed to use an online calendar to schedule a time to pick up their tree(s) on Saturday, April 22 at the Public Works Service Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., where they will be asked to stay in their vehicles while City staff members load the trees into vehicles during their pre-scheduled pickup timeslot. Customers will be limited to six trees and all tree sales are final; payment will be forfeited for trees that are not picked up on April 22 and no refunds will be given.

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In addition, the City is partnering with the Conservation Foundation and Upcycle Products to promote using rain barrels as a free irrigation option by offering rain barrel purchases received by mail-in form by April 14 or online before April 16 that may be picked up during the tree sale drive-thru on Saturday, April 22 at the Public Works Service Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a portion of rain barrel sales being donated to the Conservation Foundation. Rain barrel orders must be placed at

Naperville Sustainability Coordinator Ben Mjolsness said "The annual Arbor Day Tree Sale is a long-standing tradition that honors the City's continued commitment to sustainability...Raising awareness about the importance of trees and rain barrels and encouraging residents to take action to improve the environment will help ensure a better Naperville for future generations."

For more information about purchasing trees or rain barrels, visit or, respectively, before April 14 or 16 respectively in order to take advantage of this opportunity for sustainable living in Naperville this Arbor Day season!

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