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Christmas and New Year Waste and Recycling

Christmas tree recycling
Real Christmas trees and greenery such as holly, ivy and wreaths can be put out as garden waste. Please remove all decorations, wire etc.

• Small trees - Put in your garden waste bin.
• Larger trees - cut up and leave beside your garden waste bin.

If you’re not signed up for garden waste collections you can leave your tree next to your household rubbish bin from 17 January on your green collection week, as shown on your waste and recycling calendar.

Recycle more over Christmas and New Year
Place additional recycling next to your black boxes in either open clear sacks or carrier bags.

Clear sacks for are also available until 24 December from:
• Council Town Centre Shops in Witney and Chipping Norton
• Council offices in Witney

Please ensure there is only one material per bag ie plastics or paper or card or plastic bottles or cans. However, for safety, glass should only go in your recycling box.

Additional recycling can also be taken to:
• One of our recycling centres – situated in car parks across the district. For more details visit www.westoxon.gov.uk/waste
• One of the Waste Recycling Centres (council tips) at Dix Pit, Stanton Harcourt and Dean Pit, Chadlington. For further information visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk

Bin collection day changes
There are no garden waste collections from 25 December to 17 January. Remember to check your collection day over the festive period on your waste calendar or online.

Sign up online for email alerts about bin collection days and changes such as Bank Holidays or weather disruption.

For more information on waste and recycling visit www.westoxon.gov.uk or call 01993 861025

Posted : 09/11/2010 11:58:02

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