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Westminster residents recycle almost 40tonnes of Christmas trees

The Christmas tree from Trafalgar Square, now woodchip The Christmas tree from Trafalgar Square, now woodchip

Monday, January 28, 2013
12:26 PM

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.

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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.”

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