Christmas Trees

There are two ways to handle your tree after the season:

  1. Compost your tree.
  2. Drop off your tree at a predetermined spot as outlined by the municipalities below..

Three easy steps to compost your Christmas tree:

  1. Remove ALL decorations and trim.
  2. Delimb the tree and cut up the trunk and branches (each piece no longer than 4 feet and 2 inches in diameter).
  3. Place in your compost cart. Be sure you can close the cart’s lid.

Christmas Tree Drop-off Locations for January 2022:

City of Saint John
Look for the 'barricaded area' at each location.

These locations are open from January 1st to 12th:

  • Charles Gorman Arena - University Ave
  • Crescent Valley between 30 & 38 Taylor Avenue, North
  • Peter Murray Arena - Dever Rd
  • Forest Hills Ball Field - 651 Westmorland Rd
  • 330 Charlotte St, South/Central Peninsula

Town of Rothesay

  • One day drop-off on Saturday, January 8th:
  • Bill McGuire Centre Parking Lot
  • East Riverside-Kingshurst Park
  • Rothesay Arena
  • Entrance to the Wells Recreation Field

Town of Quispamsis

Drop off location is open until Monday January 10th:

  • Walter Jewett Ball Field - parking lot

Town of Hampton Curbside collection

Place tree at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Friday, January 7th.