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Tree Chipping Events in Coquitlam

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COQUITLAM, BC, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 – This holiday season, you can help reduce waste by disposing of your natural Christmas tree at one of several community tree chipping events: 

Kinsmen Club and 1st Kinsmen Scout Group
Date: Saturday, January 3 and Sunday January 4
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Town Centre Stadium Parking Lot A

Kinsmen Club and Centennial Music Department
Date: Sunday, January 4
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Centennial Secondary School

The Friends of Mundy Park Heritage Society
Date: Saturday, January 3 and Sunday, January 4
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Mundy Park Gravel Lot (off Hillcrest Ave)

Scouts Francophones de Maillardville
Date: Saturday, January 3
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Canadian Tire (1200 Seguin Drive, off Lougheed near IKEA)

Trees must be free of any decorations or tinsel and all chipping is by donation to support the community groups organizing the events.

Natural Christmas trees can also be put in your Green Cart, as long as the lid is completely closed and the tree is cut into one-metre lengths and a maximum of 10 centimetres in diameter.

Whole or cut trees can also be dropped off for free at the Coquitlam Yard Trimmings Drop Off Facility (995 United Boulevard). 

For more information on tree disposal, please contact:

  • Recycling Council of BC Recycling Hotline: 604-732-9253
  • Compost Hotline: 604-736-2250
  • City of Coquitlam Engineering & Public Works Customer Service: 604-927-3500

Information on Coquitlam’s solid waste collection program is available at www.coquitlam.ca/curbsidecollection.

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For more information, contact:
Verne Kucy
A/Manager, Environmental Services
604-927-3536