Christmas tree recycling

How to recycle your Christmas tree

We have now finished the kerbside collection of Christmas trees.

If you have a brown bin you can still recycle your Christmas tree by placing it on the kerbside on your scheduled brown bin day by 6am.

Even if you don't have a brown bin, there may still be a brown bin service available on your street. Check if your street has a brown bin service and put your tree out on the next brown bin day.

Christmas tree recycling in communal areas

Some properties may be in a brown bin area even if you use communal bins for your other waste, so you may still be able to put your tree out on the next brown bin collection day.

If you don't have a brown bin service on your street and you live in a communal bin area, please take any Christmas trees to any of the Community Recycling Centres.

To enable trees to be recycled, residents are reminded

  • if your tree is 6ft tall or higher, please cut it in half and remove its base first
  • to remove all decorations from the Christmas tree
  • to remove stands from trees
  • not to place trees in plastic bags, as this means we cannot recycle them.

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