Where to recycle your old Christmas tree in the New Forest

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Christmas tree recycling
New Forest District Council is running 13 Christmas tree recycling points until 12th January

RESIDENTS can dump their old Christmas trees at more than a dozen collection points set up around the New Forest.

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The district council has been running special recycling stations since 2nd January which will be open until 12th January for people to dump their trees.

A council spokesperson said: “Recycle your real Christmas trees at our Christmas tree drop-off points. Collected trees will be chipped and used as mulch.

“Please leave trees in the designated areas only. Remove all decorations before taking your tree to a collection point.”

The drop-off points are at:

  • Blackfield: Gang Warily community centre car park
  • Brockenhurst: Brookley Road car park
  • Burley: Village coach park
  • Fordingbridge: A338 slip road car park
  • Hythe: New Road car park
  • Lymington: St Thomas Street car park / Bath Road car park
  • Lyndhurst: Village centre car park
  • Milford: Hurst Road car park
  • New Milton: Crossmead Avenue car park
  • Ringwood: The Furlong car park
  • Totton: Westfield car park / Rumbridge Street car park

The NFDC spokesperson added: “Over the Christmas and new year holidays we make some changes to household rubbish, recycling and glass collections days, and set up Christmas tree drop-off points where you can recycle your Christmas trees.”

Bin collection days for black and clear rubbish sacks returned to normal today (Monday) after temporary changes during the festive break.

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