Christmas tree recycling day

Christmas tree recycling We're holding our annual Christmas tree recycling day on Sunday 7 January. Bring your real Christmas tree to any of our three tree chipping points so it can be turned into plant bedding. The three chipping points are in:

  • Berkhamsted: Water Lane Car Park (behind Tesco Store), HP4 3AP
    9.30am – 4pm
  • Hemel Hempstead: Dacorum Borough Council, Cupid Green Depot, HP2 7BA
    9.30am – 4pm
  • Tring: Tring Garden Centre, HP23 5HF*
    10.30am – 4.30pm    

(*This is a drop-off point only. Chippings can be collected from here on Monday 8 January, 9.30am – 12.30pm).

If you would like your Christmas tree chippings back to use against weeds in your garden, please remember to bring your own bag to take them home in. Any unclaimed chippings will be made into compost.

Missed the date?

You can cut your tree into pieces and store it in your green bin until collections start again in spring.

Trees can also be recycled at the Household Waste Recycling Centre on Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead or Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted. Trees left at any other recycling sites will be treated as fly-tipping and you could be prosecuted.

Can’t get your tree to a recycling site?

If you live in Tring or Berkhamsted, 1st Tring Scouts and 1st Berkhamsted Scout groups are offering to collect trees from your home for a minimum donation to the scout groups.

For more information, please visit our Christmas Recycling page or call 01442 228000 and ask for Waste Services.