> Home > About Burnaby > News & Media >  Newsroom > O'Christmas Tree, How Can I Recycle Thee?

About Burnaby

Was this page helpful? Yes | No


O'Christmas Tree, How Can I Recycle Thee?

Curbside Tree Collection

Residential Christmas tree collection will take place from January 14 to 25, 2019. Please place your tree out for collection on January 14 and it will be collected during these two weeks.

Multi-Family Collection

Multi-family complexes that have Burnaby garbage/recycling collection service will have Christmas trees collected the week of January 7, 2019. All trees must be placed out by Monday, January 7 in one accessible location. Trees will be collected during this week. 


Burnaby's Eco-Centre accepts Christmas trees free of charge from Burnaby residents (proof of residency required).

Tree Chipping Events

View a list of Christmas Tree Chipping Events taking place around Metro Vancouver.

Tree Recycling Guidelines

  • Remove all ornaments, tinsel and lights
  • Do not bag or put your tree in your Green Bin 
  • Trees over 5' (feet) must be cut in half
  • No artificial trees are accepted
  • Trees sprayed with snow foam cannot be recycled
Contact Us