Recycled Christmas timber assist gardens develop in Dacorum


Dacorum residents recycled over 6,000 Christmas timber without spending a dime at Dacorum Borough Council’s chipping factors.

The annual recycling day has been operating in Dacorum for 26 years, and on Sunday, January 9, it soared again to pre-COVID ranges with native Scouts teams and the Hospice of St Francis capable of supply tree collections once more.

The teams have been welcomed again together with residents on the three chipping factors arrange on the outside areas of Cupid Green Depot, Hemel Hempstead, Canal Fields automobile park, Berkhamsted and Tring Garden Centre.

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Christmas tree chipping day

Some Christmas timber have been handed by the chippers and the chippings have been accessible for residents to remove and reuse of their gardens as a weed preventative.

The remaining timber and chippings will probably be recycled into compost able to finally be returned to the soil to assist new crops to develop.

The council obtained a number of evergreen timber that have been nonetheless alive and potted in soil with the roots intact. These timber have been stored apart for re-planting.

The council encourages anybody who has a Christmas tree that’s nonetheless alive and has roots to both preserve it of their backyard to reuse subsequent yr or supply it to another person who will be capable to give it a superb residence.

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For those that missed the Christmas tree chipping day, actual Christmas timber will be recycled on the Recycling Centres in Eastman Way in Hemel Hempstead or in Northbridge Road in Berkhamsted.

Trees should not be left at any of the borough’s different recycling websites as this will probably be handled as fly-tipping.

The annual recycling day has been operating in Dacorum for 26 years

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