Christmas Tree Recycling


December 26, 2019 – January 8, 2020, 10 am – 4:30 pm


Recycle your Christmas tree!

  1.  Please remove all decorations and tinsel.
  2.  A suggested minimum donation of $5 is appreciated.
  3.  Drop off your tree at UBC Botanical Garden. Follow the signs and place your tree behind the orange posts. They will be chipped into mulch and used on garden trails.
  4. No yard trimmings – invasive plants from other areas can harm the Garden.

Listen to UBC Botanical Garden’s Patrick Lewis speak about the Tree Recycling Program at the 43:35 mark of the CBC podcast, BC Almanac.

Tree chipping is generously supported by UBC Building Operations and UBC Custodial Services.


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UBC Botanical Garden
Location Address

6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver BC

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