You’ll no doubt have noticed that many residents have taken to leaving their unwanted trees on the curbside as the festive period draws to a close. Conscientious Brighton & Hove residents will be pleased to know that they can recycle real Christmas trees at the household recycling centres and a number of sites across the city again this year. Every tree collected will be turned into soil improver or compost and prevent more waste going to landfill.
The Christmas tree recycling sites were opened on Wednesday 27 December 2017 and will run until Friday 12 January 2018.
You can take your real Christmas tree to any of the points on the map and on the list below. You can also take trees to the green waste recycling section at one of the city’s recycling centres throughout the year.
These sites are for real Christmas trees only. You can recycle your other green waste by signing up for the council’s garden waste collections, home composting or taking it to one of our recycling centres for composting. Any fake trees or other waste items can also be taken to the recycling centres for recycling or safe disposal.
The trees will be taken to a composting facility to be composted along with all of the other garden waste from the recycling centres. This goes through a composting process and turned into a soil conditioner, which is then bagged and sold. You can buy this soil conditioner – called ‘Pro Grow’ – from any of our recycling centres.
Should you need to report a problem with the Christmas tree recycling sites, please do so through our online report form
|Upper Bevendean Avenue – opposite shops, by the recycling point|
|Coldean Lane – opposite Park Road, near junction with A270|
|Dyke Road Avenue – Hazeldene Meads|
|East Brighton Park, Wilson Avenue – in car park|
|Hollingbury Park, Ditchling Road – north entrance, opposite golf course entrance|
|Ladies Mile Road – junction with Mackie Avenue, behind clock tower|
|Mackie Avenue/Plainfields Avenue – playing field, opposite shops|
|Montpelier Crescent – opposite shops|
|Preston Park, Preston Drove – north entrance, next to recycling site|
|Queens Park – Park Hill|
|The Level, Union Road – behind the recycling point|
|Upper Bedford Street – by Hampshire Court, corner of Upper St James Street|
|Brunswick Square – inside gardens at Western Road entrance|
|Hangleton Park – on left hand side from Lark Hill/Park Rise entrance|
|Hove Park – end of Orchard Road|
|St Ann’s Well Gardens – beside Nizells Avenue|
|Wish Park Recreation Ground, Wish Road – north east corner, by the playground|
|Easthill Park – Millcross Road entrance|
|Victoria Recreation Ground, Victoria Road – west side of the car park|
|Saltdean Lido, Saltdean Park Road – in car park, to left hand side of the recycling point|
|Central Park, Lockwood Crescent – in the corner, opposite recycling point|
|Happy Valley car park, Falmer Road – left hand side of entrance barrier, opposite Crescent Drive South|