How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston and South Ribble

Posted on - 3rd January, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston Council, Preston News

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The time for Christmas trees to come down is drawing near.

Traditionally Christmas decorations come down on January 6 and there’s a few ways to get rid of your pine needled companion.

Updated: How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston for 2017

In Preston the brown bins, if you have one, can be used for real Christmas trees.

Chop up the tree and put it into the brown bin and it will be collected as normal.

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South Ribble Council is also advising a similar approach. You need to cut your Christmas tree down to a “manageable size, no taller than the height of the bin” and present it alongside your brown bin.

Christmas trees can also be taken to household waste recycling centres in and around Preston.

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