Christmas Tree Collection Dates & Reuse Options

Curbside Collection
Christmas tree collection in New Cumberland Borough will begin on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, and run through Friday, January 13, 2023 on your scheduled trash collection day

  • Trees must be placed curbside in front of your property, not more than 24 hours prior to your collection day.
  • Trees must be free of all lights and decorations, including tree stands. 
  • If a commercial tree bag is used to remove the tree from your home, please be sure to remove the bag prior to collection. 

8 Sustainable Ways to Recycle/Reuse Your Tree
Here are eight ways you can reuse your Christmas tree long after the season is over.  

  1. Firewood for outdoors – Never use evergreens for firewood indoors. The sap from evergreens is flammable, so never use it for firewood indoors. For outdoors it should be dried out a few months before cutting or burning.
  2. Mulch
  3. Wildlife
  4. Fish feeder
  5. Ash for your garden
  6. Insulate your garden
  7. Fresheners
  8. Coasters

Read the full article on Arbor Day Foundation’s website.