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 2024:

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

These locations are open from January 1st to 14th:

  • 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 6th:

  • 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 Sunday January 7th:

  • Walter Jewett Ball Field, 18 Municipal Dr. - parking lot

Town of Hampton 

Drop off locations open Saturday January 6th.

  • Blue Bins Parking Lot - William Bell Drive
  • Bloomfield Baptist Church - Parking lot
  • Nauwigewauk Community Centre - Below ball field sign