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This is how to recycle your real christmas tree on Merseyside

5 years ago

By The Guide Liverpool

This is how to recycle your real christmas tree on Merseyside

Are you desperate to get the deccies down and tree out of the living room? Here’s how to make sure your real tree is put to good use.

Is your beautiful Nordic Fir looking a bit sad now the twinkly lights and decorations are all back in loft? Don’t leave it out in the cold, read on for all the details on the Liverpool City Region Christmas tree recycling points and do your bit for the environment too.

Whether you’re in Southport or Speke, New Brighton or Netherley, there’s a local drop off point or recycling centre near you!

Drop Off Points


L4: Stanley Park car park

L5: Everton Park, Viewing Platform, Netherfield Road North

L7: Newsham Park, Gardener’s Drive (Sheil Road end)

L8: Sefton Park, Review Field, Ullet Road Gate

L11: Croxteth Park, Oak Lane car park

L13: Old Swan Household Waste Centre, Cheadle Avenue

L15: Wavertree Park, Tennis Centre car park

L17: Otterspool car park (the first car park)

L18: Calderstones Park, Calderstones Road car park

L18: Calderstones Park, Yew Tree Road car park

L19: Long Lane Recreation Ground, Garston

L24: Alderfield Road, Speke, by Millwood

L25: Woolton Road, Boys Club car park

Don’t forget. If you’re transporting your waste/real Christmas tree in a van, flatbed or trailer, you’ll need a special permit. They’re available to order here. 

Click here for more info on Liverpool City Council Recycling Centres


L37: Formby Household Waste Recycling Centre, Altcar Road

L31: Sefton Meadows Household Waste Recycling Centre, Sefton Lane, Maghull

L20: South Sefton Household Waste Recycling Centre, Irlam Road, Bootle

PR9: Southport Household Waste Recycling Centre, Foul Lane, Southport

Formby National Trust is not accepting Christmas trees this year but you can arrange a collection from St Joseph’s Hospice for a small donation. Click here to find out more. 


CH41: Bidston Household Waste Recycling Centre, Wallasey Bridge Road

CH63: Clatterbridge Household Waste Recycling Centre, Mount Road, Bebington

CH48: West Kirby Household Waste Recycling Centre, Greenbank Road

Wirral recycling centres are open daily from 8am until 5pm. Click here to find out more.


WA7: Runcorn Household Waster Recycling Centre, Picow Farm Road

WA8: Widnes Johnson’s Lane Household Waste Centre

Halton recycling centres are open daily from 8am until 6pm. Find out more about what type of waste can be recycled here and check if you need a permit, here.


L26: Halewood Park, Lower Road

L35: Stadt Moers Park, Pottery Lane Whiston

L32: Millbrook Park Millennium Green, Kirkby Row

L16: Court Hey Park, Roby Road

WA8: Holy Family Social Club, Cronton Road

Knowsley Council drop off points are open from from Saturday 29 December 2018 to Sunday 13 January 2019. Alternatively, Willbrook Hospice will collect your tree from home for a £5 donation to the charity. Check out eligible postcodes and book your slot here. 

If you know of any charity collections or additional drop off points and want to spread the word, drop us a line on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram or email and we’ll share the details.



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