Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

O Christmas tree!

Christmas Tree Collection

Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga:
Put your Christmas tree at the curb on your scheduled collection day during the week of Jan. 13, 2014.

Height Limitation

Trees taller than 3 metres (10 feet) will NOT be collected.

If your tree is taller than 10 feet, please drop it off at any of the Region’s five Community Recycling Centres.

Preparing and Placing Your Tree for Collection

There is no limit to the number of trees collected per household.
Remove all tinsel, ornaments, plastic bags and tree stands.
Trees decorated with artificial snow foam (“flocked” trees) will also be collected. You don’t need to remove the foam.
Put your tree on the curb separate from your garbage and recycling containers.
DON’T put your tree on or in a snowbank. Trees buried in snowbanks will NOT be picked up!
Apartment/Condo Collection

If you live in an apartment or condo, put your Christmas tree at the curb by the entrance of your building without obstructing the road or sidewalk.

Other Holiday Plants and Greenery

Put poinsettia and amaryllis plants, live boughs, wreaths and garland in a yard waste paper bag, then put the bag on your curb during Christmas tree collection week.

Plant Pots
Put empty plant pots in your Blue Box.

Missed Your Collection Day? Drop-off your Christmas Tree

You may also drop off your Christmas trees at any of the Region’s five Community Recycling Centres

Christmas trees are taken to a composting facility where they are processed into compost.

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About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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