Christmas tree recycling in the District

You have two options for disposing of your old Christmas tree once the holidays are over.

Cut it up and place it in your organics cart

You can include your Christmas tree in your curbside pickup. To dispose of it curbside, please cut it into small pieces and place them inside your organics cart. Trees covered in artificial snow will not be accepted. 

Learn more about setting out materials in your organics cart

Take it to a tree-chipping event

The fastest and easiest way to recycle your Christmas tree is to take it to one of the many tree-chipping fundraisers held across the North Shore in the early days of January 2023.

Get a list of tree-chipping events from the Recycling Council of BC

Do you have old lights you want to dispose of?

Strands of old Christmas lights can be recycled for free at any LightRecycle drop off location.

Find a LightRecycle location near you