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Recycle your real Christmas tree

Christmas tree

If you have a real Christmas tree no higher than 6ft, we can recycle it for you. Plain Christmas tree

Please note: If you need to get rid of an artificial Christmas tree, these can be donated to charity shops, or given away on Freegle or Freecycle

How to recycle your real tree

Find out how to recycle your real tree as a garden waste or non garden waste subscriber.

Garden waste subscribers

If you are subscribed to our garden waste collection service and would like us to recycle your tree, please chop it up and put it in your brown bin on your scheduled bin collection day and we will collect it free of charge.

The last garden waste collections are on Friday 17 December 2021 and will start again on Monday 17 January 2022.

Non garden waste subscribers

If you are not subscribed to our garden waste collection service, you can arrange a tree collection by completing the following form:

Recycle your Christmas tree

How much is it?

£5 per tree.

When will the tree be collected?

You can select one of the following dates for your tree to be collected:

  • Wednesday 5 January 2022
  • Wednesday 12 January 2022
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
  • Thursday 10 February 2022

Please ensure your tree is placed outside your property at your normal collection point by 7am on the day of the collection.

Please note: there is a maximum of 20 collections per date.

Other Christmas recycling items


  • Christmas wrapping paper
  • Christmas cards
  • Clean tin foil from the turkey and mince pies 

...can all be recycled in the appropriate recycle bin.

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