This is how to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston and when you can leave it out

Preston Council has issued details on how you can recycle your Christmas tree in the New Year.

Monday, 31st December 2018, 12:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 10:13 am
This is how to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston and when you can leave it out

Christmas tree collection is free for residents who currently subscribe to the council's garden waste collection service.

Garden waste scheme subscribers are asked to chop the tree up and place the pieces into the brown bin to be collected on the usual collection day.

Collections are due to start again on Monday, January 7, 2019.

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This is how to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston and when you can leave it out

For those not registered to the city's garden waste collection service, collection can be arrange for either Thursday, January 10 or Thursday, January 17, 2019 at a cost of £5.

As collections are restricted to 20 collections per date, residents are advised to check availability and book via the council's form hereOnce registered, locals can leave their tree at the normal collection point from 7am on the day of collection.