Recycling points for old Christmas trees in Uttlesford

PUBLISHED: 15:07 29 December 2016 | UPDATED: 15:11 29 December 2016

Christmas rubbish tree

Christmas rubbish tree


Recycled Christmas trees could be turned into good quality compost or soil conditioner now it is the end of the festive season.

Skips and bins for old trees have been put around Uttlesford by the District Council to encourage residents to throw away the pine wood in a more environmentally friendly way.

Although the council have reminded people to take off decorations and lights before chucking the tree.

The collection points will be open January 7 and 8, or, the Recycling Centre for Household Waste in Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden, is open every day from 9am till 4pm. Except New Year’s eve when it is open 9am till 1pm, and New Year’s day when it is closed.

On Saturday January 7 the bins will be available:

Great Dunmow, Chequers Lane car park, 9am-3pm

Ashdon, Fallowden Lane car park, 10.15-11.15am

Chrishall, Near the Red Cow Public House, 12.45-1.45pm

Clavering, Between the village and Clavering Mills, 10.15-11.15am

Gt Chesterford, Meadow Road, 12.45-1.45pm

Hadstock, Village Green, 11.30am-12.30pm

Littlebury, Recreation Ground car park, 11.30am-12.30pm

Manuden, Carters Hill, 9-10am

Radwinter, Recreation Ground car park, 9-10am

On Sunday January 8 the bins will be available:

Thaxted, Margaret Street car park, 8-11am

Stansted, Lower Street car park, 12-3pm

Barnston, Village Hall, 10.15-11.15am

Felsted, Bannister Green, 11.30am-12.30pm

Gt Easton, Village Hall car park, 2.30-3.20pm

Hatfield Broad Oak, Village Hall, 11.30am-12.30pm

Hatfield Heath, Broomfields, 10.15-11.15am

High Easter, Jubilee Field, The Street, 9-10am

Leaden Roding, School car park, 2.30-3.20pm

Lt Hallingbury, Village car park, 9-10am

Stebbing, The Downs, High Street, 1.15-2.15pm

White Roding, Sport & Social Club, 1.15-2.15pm

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