Recycle your Christmas tree for free

 

recycle your Christmas tree for free

Larger trees can be cut down to size to be collected with garden waste

Eastleigh residents will able to recycle their real Christmas tree for free from Wednesday January 2 thanks to Eastleigh Borough Council who have announced the following arrangements:

Recycling collection points for real Christmas trees have been set up around the Borough. Trees can be dropped off between 2-15 January at the following collection points:

Brambridge Garden Centre, Brambridge
Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh
Haskins Garden Centre, West End
Woodhouse Lane Car Park, Hedge End
Mortimer Road Car Park, Botley
Hound Parish Hall, Woolston Road, Netley

or recycled at

Household Waste and Recycling Centre – Shamblehurst Lane, Hedge End
Household Waste and Recycling Centre – Knowle Lane, Fair Oak
Household Waste and Recycling Centre – Woodside Avenue, Eastleigh
Household Waste and Recycling Centre – Grange Road, Netley

Subscriber’s to the council’s garden waste scheme can have their tree collected on the scheduled collection by placing it next to the garden waste bin.

Trees that are over 4ft in length, should be cut down to size..

All garden waste is composted to create PRO-GROW…. a soil conditioner available to buy at the Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Cabinet Lead for Environment and Sustainability Cllr Rupert Kyrle said:

“This is a very popular scheme with local residents. Last year many hundreds of trees were recycled in an environmentally friendly way. I encourage everyone to recycle their Christmas trees for free at one of the sites throughout our borough.”