Free Christmas Tree recycling for county households

Galway Daily news Free Christmas Tree recycling for county households

Galway County Council is organising a Christmas Tree recycling service at towns and villages for households to properly dispose of their trees.

The service will run from this Friday, January 7 to Saturday, January 15 at thirteen different locations.

The recycling service is free of charge, and for domestic households only.

County residents can bring their trees to the following locations:

  • Athenry: Public car park beside Kenny Park
  • Ballinasloe: Canal Drive, Ballinasloe
  • Clifden: Beach Road
  • An Cheathrú Rua: Halla Éinne
  • Gort: Lough Cutra Quarry, Bunnasrah, Gort
  • Loughrea: Fairgreen, Courthouse Road
  • Mountbellew: Black Quarry, Ballinasloe Road (Near 50km speed limit sign)
  • Oughterard: Car park, Oughterard
  • Moycullen: Behind the bringbanks on Mountain Road
  • Portumna: Beside bringbanks, Castle Avenue
  • Tuam: Civic Amenity Site, Athenry Road
  • Headford: Council Yard, beside Mart
  • Oranmore: Community Centre beside GAA pitch

Any enquiries can be made to the county council environment section at 091 509510 or

Galway City Council is also running a Christmas Tree recycling service up to Saturday this week, and Monday and Tuesday next week.

This is open from 9am to 3pm at Hunters Depot on the Barna Road and Merlin Woods Depot in Doughiska.

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