Christmas tree recycling options

Council Christmas tree collections

We can save your car by collecting your Christmas tree for recycling. It costs £5 and you can book a collection online or by calling customer services on 01636 650000.

Old trees will need to be accessible near to the edge of the property (but not on the highway). We cannot give an exact date for collection but will come as soon as we can after 6 January.

All proceeds will be used to pay for planting whips and saplings around the district.

Trees collected are chipped and used for path surfacing if suitable or as a mulch on shrub beds to keep weeds at bay.

This collection is only for real Christmas trees. We do not take artificial Christmas trees.

Garden recycling service

If you pay for a garden waste collection service you can put your tree in your garden waste bin for recycling.

Local recycling centres 

All real trees can be taken to the county’s Recycling Centres.

Trees taken for recycling are shredded for composting, turning waste into a green resource.

Opening times 8am to 4pm

  • 01636 650000

    Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm

    Customer feedback

  • Get in touch:

    Castle House
    Great North Road
    NG24 1BY

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