Christmas Tree Collection
Cheshire families dreaming of another Green Christmas!
Green-minded families across Mid and South Cheshire have already thrown their support behind the annual campaign to recycle preloved Christmas Trees, even though most people are still to put theirs up!
Registrations for the annual Christmas Tree Collection, organised by St Luke’s Hospice, are now open. Once the festive season is over, volunteers from the charity will collect your real tree from your door and take it away for recycling. The trees are turned in to woodchips and then used on the area’s country parks.
Andy Bailey, Corporate Partnerships Manager from St Luke’s, says that people love the scheme, as it’s a win-win situation: ‘Nobody enjoys the job of chopping up and disposing of the tree, so the Christmas Tree Collection is a great way of supporting our charity whilst helping the local environment too’
Households within the CW1 to CW11 postcodes can register now to have their tree collected from 10th to 13th January 2019.
This time around, the Christmas Tree Collection is poised to be the biggest yet, thanks to our support, Andy from St Luke’s explained ‘The sponsorship from Redrow means we are now able to reach out and make more people aware of the campaign. It’s estimated that 15,000 real trees are bought by residents in our area, and at the moment we are only collecting and recycling 15% of them – so we know there is great potential to make the scheme an even bigger success’
Dave Bexon, Redrow Group Sales & Marketing Director, said: “Supporting the hospice’s Christmas Tree Collection service is our way of saying thank you for everything they do. Christmas is the season of goodwill and those who sign up for the collection service will be giving something back not just to the hospice, but to the environment as well. The latter is very important to Redrow too. Building responsibly and being environmentally aware is one of three key pillars of our business: 99.9% of the timber we use on site is responsibly sourced and credibly certified; and we currently recycle over 95% of our waste across the business.”
Now in its 7th year, you can register to have your tree collected at www.charityxmastreecollection.com