Recycling points for old Christmas trees in Uttlesford
PUBLISHED: 15:07 29 December 2016 | UPDATED: 15:11 29 December 2016
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