Christmas Tree Collection


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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​2024 Christmas tree collection will take place during the weeks of January 2-5 and January 16-19 on your designated collection day.

Artificial trees are not collected. Please visit the Large Item Collection page for disposal information.

Christmas Tree Collection Reminders:

  • Place tree at the curb no later than 7 a.m.
  • Remove all nails and decorations (ornaments, tinsel, lights, etc.) prior to collection.image of a christmas tree with no decorations on its side
  • Remove tree stands and bags.
  • Do not place Christmas trees on top of, inside or behind a snowbank. Collection staff will not dig through snow or climb a snowbank to retrieve a tree.
  • Trees must not be greater than 1.8 metres (6 feet) in height; cut in two if tree exceeds this height.

If you have a Christmas tree for disposal after your scheduled collection day, please keep your tree until yard waste collection begins in the spring. Alternatively, trees can be taken to a York Region waste depot that accepts yard waste (fees apply).

For collection inquiries, please contact our waste collection contractor Green for Life Environmental (GFL) at 1-866-421-5625 or via email at