City Facilities’ Air Temperatures Reduced to Conserve Natural Gas
Following Enbridge Pipeline Rupture

Posted October 10, 2018 at 6:30 PM

The City has formulated a supply conservation plan to reduce natural gas consumption effective October 11 until further notice. Learn more »

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O'Christmas Tree, How Can I Recycle Thee?

Curbside Tree Collection

Residential Christmas tree collection will take place from January 15 to 26, 2018. Please place your tree out for collection on January 15 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 8, 2018. All trees must be placed out by Monday, January 8 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).
  • The Eco-Centre will be closed on the following days: Monday, January 1, 2018.

Charity Tree Chipping Events

For Christmas Tree Charity Chipping Events, contact the Recycling Council of BC Recycling Hotline at 604-RECYCLE (732-9253).

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
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