Record number of Christmas trees recycled by Gosport council

MORE than 1,000 Christmas trees are being recycled by a council this year.

Saturday, 21st January 2017, 6:24 am

Gosport residents recycled a record number of real trees, taking advantage of Gosport Borough Council’s free collection service. In total, 1,040 trees were put out to be picked up.

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The trees will all be recycled at Hampshire County Council’s green waste facility and processed into Pro-Grow compost for sale to gardeners.

Councillor Graham Burgess, chairman of the community board, said: ‘We’d like to congratulate residents on this achievement. It’s tremendous that so many trees will be recycled.’