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Dec 20, 2018 Return to Headlines

Tree Chipping Events in Coquitlam

by Colleen Smith |

COQUITLAM, BC, Dec. 20, 2018 – You can help reduce waste this holiday season by disposing of your natural Christmas tree at a community tree-chipping event. Chipping is by donation to support the community groups that organize the events.

Saturday, Jan. 5

Kinsmen Club of Coquitlam
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Miller Park Community School, 800 Egmont Ave.

Scouts francophones de Maillardville
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Canadian Tire Parking Lot, 1200 Seguin Dr.

Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan. 6

Friends of Mundy Park Heritage Society
10 a.m. -  4 p.m.
Mundy Park, Parking Lot off Hillcrest Street

Kinsmen Club of Coquitlam
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Town Centre Park, Parking Lot A

Trees must be free of any decorations or tinsel.

Green Cart
Natural Christmas trees can also be disposed of in your Green Cart as long as the tree is cut in 1m lengths and a maximum 10cm diameter and the Green Cart lid is completely closed.

Coquitlam Transfer  Station
Whole or cut trees can also be disposed of at the Coquitlam Transfer Station, 1200 United Blvd.

For more information on tree disposal, please contact

  • Compost Hotline: 604-736-2250
  • Coquitlam Transfer Station: 604-681-5800
  • City of Coquitlam Engineering & Public Works Customer Service: 604-927-3500

Information also available at www.coquitlam.ca/treechipping.

Media Contact
Danielle Dontchev
Waste Reduction and Diversion Coordinator
604-927-3520

 

Media Inquiries

Manager, Corporate Communications - Kathleen Vincent
Phone: 604-927-3019
Cell: 604-218-1319
Email: media@coquitlam.ca