This is where you can get rid of your Christmas tree in Derbyshire this festive season
With the festive season coming to an end and decorations coming down in households around the county, you can get rid of your Christmas tree at any one of nine locations around Derbyshire this Christmas, council bosses have announced.
Chesterfield Recycling Centre - Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, S41 7LF;
Waterswallows (near Buxton) - Waterswallows Industrial Estate, Waterswallows Road, Fairfield, SK17 7JR;
Bretby Recycling Centre - Main Street, Newhall, Burton-on-Trent, DE11 0TP;
Northwood Recycling Centre (Darley Dale) - Harrison Way, Matlock, DE4 2LF;
Bolsover Recycling Centre - Buttermilk Lane, Bolsover, S44 6AE;
Loscoe Recycling Centre - Taylor Lane, Loscoe, Heanor, DE75 7TA;
Ilkeston Recycling Centre - Elizabeth Court, Manners Avenue, Ilkeston, DE7 8EF;
Ashbourne Recycling Centre - Mayfield Road, Ashbourne, DE6 2BJ;
Glossop Recycling Centre - Melandra Road, Glossop, SK13 6JQ.
All sites are open from 8.30am to 6pm daily, excluding New Year’s Day.
The days your recycling will be collected over the festive period can change so check with your local district or borough council and don't forget to recycle cardboard, glass, tins, plastic bottles and paper.
Derbyshire County Council is also urging residents to donate unwanted food at any one of the 23 food banks around the county, including locations in Chesterfield, Bolsover and the Derbyshire Dales.
The council also recommends recycle old electricals, unwanted gifts, and clothes at the county’s recycling centres and local charity shops and furniture projects, You may be able to sell some things online and other things can possibly be mended at your local repair cafe.
And why not make gift tags from your Christmas cards and paper chains from leftover wrapping paper ready for next year’s festive season.