Where to Recycle a Christmas Tree in Vancouver


Sunday, December 30th, 2018 — 1:00pm PST
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Wondering where to recycle your Christmas tree this season? Bring your live cut Christmas trees to one of these Lower Mainland locations for chipping, and support a great local cause while you’re at it! Remember to remove all the tinsel and decorations from your tree.

Where to Recycle a Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Chip and Recycling Events Around Vancouver

Surrey

Central City Tree Chip for Charity
Where: Central City Shopping Centre (East lot off King George Blvd)
When: Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Drop off your Christmas tree at Central City (east parking lot) and the Surrey Central Lions Club will chip it! Minimum $5 donation per tree and proceeds go to the Surrey Food Bank.

Christmas Tree Chipping and Bottle Drive For Youth
Where: Emmanuel Covenant Church (17029 16 Ave)
When: January 5 from 10:00am to 4:00pm & January 6 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Details: By donation, all proceeds benefit local youth.

The Surrey Tree Chip
Where: Guildford Town Centre (105 Ave & 150 St)
When: Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Surrey Fire Fighters will be on hand to chip your tree for a donation going to the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society.

Where: Hunters Garden Centre & Flower Shop (15175 – 72nd Ave, Surrey)
When: Saturday January 5, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm
Details: By donation. All proceeds will be given to the Jane Stock Horticulture Foundation.

Langley

Christmas Tree Chipping
Where: Bethel Mennonite Church (24687 56th Ave, Langley)
When: Saturday, January 5, 2019 9:00am to 2:00pm
Details: Drop off your Christmas tree and help support minor hockey. The Aldergrove Aces peewee hockey team together with Tim from First Cut Tree Service will be collecting donations for tree chipping services.

Where: Willowbrook mall parking lot (19705 Fraser Hwy, Langley)
When: January 5 & January 6, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm
Details: By Donation. Proceeds to Brian Thornburn and Ride2Survive. The Ride2Survive is a one day bike ride from Kelowna to Delta. 100% of your donations go to the Canadian Cancer Society for research.

Tri-Cities

Port Moody Fire Rescue 2019 Christmas Tree Chip
Where: Inlet Centre Fire Hall (150 Newport Drive, Port Moody)
when: Saturday, January 5 & Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Drop off your tree for chipping. Hot chocolate and vehicle vacuuming service available along with firefighting demo. By donation ($5 suggestion).

City of Coquitlam Christmas Tree Chip
Where: Miller Park Community School
when: Saturday, January 5, 2019 9:00am to 3:00pm
Details: Hosted by Kinsmen Club of Coquitlam.

City of Coquitlam Christmas Tree Chip
Where: Canadian Tire Parking Lot, 1200 Seguin Drive
when: Saturday, January 5, 2019 9:00am to 3:00pm
Details: Hosted by Scouts francophones de Maillardville.

City of Coquitlam Christmas Tree Chip
Where: Mundy Park, Parking Lot off Hillcrest Street
when: Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Hosted by Friends of Mundy Park Heritage Society.

City of Coquitlam Christmas Tree Chip
Where: Town Centre Park, Parking Lot A
when: Saturday, January 5, 2019 9:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Hosted by Kinsmen Club of Coquitlam.

Whole or cut trees can also be dropped off at the Coquitlam Transfer Station, 1200 United Boulevard.

Vancouver

Christmas Tree Recycling at UBC Botanical Garden
Where: UBC Botanical Garden (6804 SW Marine Drive)
When: December 26, 2018 to January 8, 2019, 10:00am to 4:30pm
Details: Suggested donation of $5 is appreciated. Drop off your tree at UBC Botanical Garden. Follow the signs and place your tree behind the orange posts. They will be chipped into mulch and used on garden trails. No yard trimmings – invasive plants from other areas can harm the Garden. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the SPEC School Gardens Program at Thunderbird Elementary School.

Lion’s Club Christmas Tree Recycling
Where: Kerrisdale Community Ice Rink parking lot (5670 East Blvd, north of West 41st)
When: January 5 & 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Donations of cash and non-perishable goods will be accepted and distributed to local charities.

Lion’s Club Christmas Tree Recycling
Where: Kitsilano Beach parking lot (Cornwall Ave & Arbutus)
When: January 5 & 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Donations of cash and non-perishable goods will be accepted and distributed to local charities.

Lion’s Club Christmas Tree Recycling
Where: Sunset Beach upper parking lot (Beach Ave & Broughton)
When: January 5 & 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Donations of cash and non-perishable goods will be accepted and distributed to local charities.

Lion’s Club Christmas Tree Recycling
Where: Trout Lake Community Centre parking lot (3360 Victoria Drive)
When: January 5 & 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Donations of cash and non-perishable goods will be accepted and distributed to local charities.

Live, cut Christmas trees will be collected from households with City Green Bin service during the weekend of January 12 to 13, 2019. To ensure pickup, residents should set out their tree by 7:00am on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

You can also bring your tree to the Vancouver South Transfer Station or Vancouver Landfill for free until January 31, 2019.

North Vancouver

Tree Chip for North Shore Rescue & Covenant House
Where: Westview Shopping Centre parking lot (2601 Westview Dr)
When: Saturday, January 5 & Sunday, January 6 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Details: All money raised will help support the homeless youth in our community – through Covenant House – and North Shore Rescue. Minimum $5 donation. There will be giveaways of free coffee, Mr. Lube car wash and oil change service vouchers/coupons, and gift certificates from Western Tree Services.

Upper Lonsdale Preschool Tree Chip
Where: DNV East Parking Lot (355 W Queens Road)
When: Saturday, January 5 & Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Details: Bring your Christmas tree for chipping (by cash donation). New this year! You can have your tree picked up, for a minimum $20 donation.

Know of any more events? Please leave a comment below and I’ll add it to the list!

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