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Christmas trees

What to do with your Christmas tree.

2 Christmas trees.

Do not dispose of Christmas trees at home. Take this waste to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which RC container

    • For real trees, use the green waste container
    • For artificial trees, use the general waste container.
  • Which RC accepts this waste

    All our recycling centres accept both real and artificial Christmas trees.

  • Further information

    Real Christmas trees will be composted into soil conditioner locally.

    Remember to remove any Christmas decorations before recycling your tree!

  • You could also...

    • donate good quality unwanted artificial trees to charity or sell them.
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