Christmas tree recycling sites open across Borough


Is your Christmas tree lacking that festive sparkle and dropping needles like there’s no tomorrow?

It may be time to put your baubles away and do your bit for the environment by recycling your tree.

From 30 December to 10 January, eight Christmas tree recycling sites will open across the Borough.

Cllr Charles Royden, Portfolio Holder for Environment said “Dropping your real Christmas tree off at one of our sites is a great way to dispose of your tree easily, and sustainably.  Just take off all the decorations and containers, leave it in the designated area and your tree will be collected and composted.”

Real Christmas trees can be dropped off at any of the following sites:

  • Hillgrounds Road, Kempston- opposite the shops near Hartwell Drive
  • Jubilee Park, Bedford- opposite North Lodge, Canvin Way
  • Milton Ernest Garden Centre, Radwell Road off the A6
  • Mowsbury Park Car Park, Wentworth Drive, Bedford (please note this is a slight change from the usual place at Mowsbury Park Car Park on Kimbolton Road)
  • Podington Garden Centre, High Street, Podington
  • Roxton Garden Centre, A421 near the Black Cat Roundabout
  • Seasons Garden Centre, Bedford Road, Wixams
  • Household Waste Recycling Centre, Barkers Lane, Bedford

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