Search

Westminster residents recycle almost 40tonnes of Christmas trees

12:26 28 January 2013

The Christmas tree from Trafalgar Square, now woodchip

The Christmas tree from Trafalgar Square, now woodchip

Archant

The 118-year-old Christmas tree that stood in Trafalgar Square over the festive period has been shredded and turned into woodchips, alongside 37tonnes of tree from Westminster residents.

Trees were collected from 19 collection points across the borough and turned into chipping to be used as compost.

Cllr Ed Argar, Westminster Council’s cabinet member for city management, said: “Recycling is important in Westminster and we are pleased that residents and businesses have used this service extensively again this year.”

0 comments

Latest News Stories

08:00
Ammar Chomoko

Ammar Chomoko, 31, took over from his father as owner of Highgate Stationers and Printers in Highgate Village five years ago.

Yesterday, 12:55
The YouGov webpage about the Ham&High

You are Mercedes-Benz drivers who are arrogant, introverted, curious and daydreamers!

Yesterday, 12:39
Bob Warnock outside the Royal Courts of Justice after the verdict was handed down

The superintendent of Hampstead Heath said he was pleased the outcome of the dams project judicial review has provided “clarity” – and he insisted it will “enhance” the landscape.

Yesterday, 12:11
Members of the Heath swimming associations outside the Royal Courts of Justice. Picture: Polly Hancock

Opponents of the Hampstead Heath dams project insist the fight is not over after losing their High Court challenge – and they are set to lobby the environment secretary and Camden Council.

Most read news

The comedian returned to his home town for the prestigious award ceremony.

The helicopter crashed through the roof of the Clutha pub.

Twitter sat back and watched as the world went bargain-hunting crazy on Black Friday.

There was definitely something buzzing at JCB when he delivered his immigration speech.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition