Recycling and rubbish

Christmas tree recycling

Love your tree

Please remember to recycle your Christmas tree.


All decorations need to be removed and only real Christmas trees will be collected.

Drop off recycling points

Between 1 and 20 January you can drop your Christmas trees at these locations:

Reuse and Recycling Centre, Hornsey Street also accepts green waste and Christmas trees all year round.

Street properties

From 2 January put your tree on the edge of your property for collection on your recycling day or take your tree to one of the drop off points.

Islington Council Estates

We will collect Christmas trees on 12 and 19 January. Please check with your caretaker where your collection point is on your estate. Residents on other estates should bring their tree to one of the drop off points or check with their landlord.

Flats above shops

Place your tree out from 6 January at your normal recycling collection point.

Do not dump your tree

Please follow the instructions above. Do not dump your tree on the pavement, at recycling sites or street corners. This is fly-tipping and is illegal.

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