Where and How to Recycle or Dispose of Christmas Trees in New Brunswick after Christmas
in January 2022
In many urban and suburban areas, Christmas trees are collected from curbside during the first 2 weeks in January. Be sure to remove all
remove all lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands, other
NON-Organic decorative materials and other materials that are not part
of the original tree. This includes tree stands also. Flocked trees are usually accepted, but not artificial trees. Large trees (larger
than the standard 6 - 7 ft tree) may need to be cut in half to
be acceptable by your
garbage hauler. But scrroll down this page for more specific
information and local links.
What happens to the trees? In most cases, the trees are chipped and made into a mulch
which is usually made available, free to city or county residents.
Important: Never burn your Christmas tree in a fireplace or wood stove.
Burning the tree may contribute to creosote buildup and could cause a
Tips: Always follow the links (usually the name of the city or county) below for updated information, as these agencies often wait until the last minute to change dates or
update their information (it's government, remember?). If your area is
not specifically mentioned below, contact your trash collection agency and inquire!
See this page for local options to easily recycle your Christmas holiday lights
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Your kids will love it!
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Chocolate Yule log
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New Brunswick: Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays January 2022
Local municipality tree recycling Information
Electronics waste -
All residents and businesses in New Brunswick can recycle old electronics free of charge through an Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) Newfoundland
and Labrador Drop-off Centre.
- Fredericton's annual Christmas Tree
Recycling program runs from December 26 to about January 20.
Christmas Trees are collected at the following designated disposal sites,
chipped, and recycled for compost at the City of Fredericton municipal composting facility:
Royal Road Park - Park parking lot adjacent to
the Royal Road Fire Station
Fulton Heights - School parking lot off main entrance to Nashwaaksis Middle School
Fisher Park - Park parking
lot off McEvoy
Marysville Heritage Centre Facility - Parking lot off McGloin Street
Kimble Drive - Vacant lot opposite the Fredericton
Community Garden at 150 Kimble
Odell Park - Park parking lot in the corner of the lot off Waggoners Lane
Queens Square Park - Park parking
lot adjacent to pool building off Aberdeen
Angelview Park - Park parking lot off Woodstock Road
For staff and equipment safety, please
DO NOT leave wreaths, artificial trees or any other materials that are not natural Christmas Trees. This includes the removal of all stands,
tinsel, ornaments, screws, plastic, strings, nails and wires, as these objects are not recyclable.
- Moncton -
Curbside - set them out at the curb in
early January your regular garbage day on the first week of January.
Drop off until mid-January, or Drop-off locations are:
Crossman Community Centre-Kay Arena.
Ball field off Crowley Farm Road.
Former Dud James Arena on Limerick Street.
Mapleton Park, Gorge Road entrance.
Moncton Wesleyan Church, St. George Blvd.
Fairview Knoll playground, south end of Fairview Knoll
The Southeast Eco360 facility on Berry Mills Road is also offering free drop-off until January 13. For info, call 877-1040.
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