Did you know you can recycle your Christmas tree?

Residents in Ealing are being given a helping hand to recycle their Christmas trees after the festive season draws to a close.

Until 29th January 2023, Ealing Council are providing a tree collection service* to everyone across the borough to help you cut down on waste.

There are a few ways you can recycle your Christmas tree:

1. Leave it out to be collected

You can leave your tree on the front edge of your property to have it taken away for recycling. Trees will be collected on the same day as your black bin rubbish, each alternate week.

Please ensure they do not block access, pathways or the public highway.

2. Take it to your nearest tip or recycling centre

  • Greenford Reuse and recycling centre, Greenford Road, UB6 9AP.

Please be aware that you need to pre-book an appointment online via the council’s website before attending Greenford Reuse and recycling centre

3. Parks and open spaces

You can also take your Christmas tree to one of the following listed council parks and open spaces:

  • Acton Park
  • Berkeley Fields (Berkeley Avenue)
  • Churchfields Park Hanwell
  • Cleveland Park
  • Ealing Central Sports Ground (Horsenden Lane South)
  • Ealing Common (Junction of Grange Road and The Common)
  • Elthorne Park (Boston Road)
  • Islip Manor Park (Eastcote Lane)
  • North Acton Playing Fields
  • Perivale Park (Cowgate Road)
  • Pitshanger Park
  • Ravenor Park (Oldfield Lane South and Ruislip Road)
  • Rectory Park (Parkfield Drive)
  • Southall Park (Green Drive)
  • Southfields Recreation Ground (Southfield Road)
  • Spikes Bridge Park (West Avenue)
  • Springfield Gardens (Rosemont Road)
  • Walpole Park (Lammas Park Gardens)

If you do wish to make use of this service, please make sure that all decorations are removed, the tree trunk does not exceed 20cm in diameter or be more than six feet tall – although taller trees can be cut in two.

Get the New Year off to a green start by getting rid of your Christmas tree in a quick, easy and environmentally friendly way!

*Please note that this collection service is only for real trees, not synthetic ones.

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