Christmas Tree Chipping

You have a few options for recycling your live Christmas Tree.

Don’t forget to remove all tinsel and decorations!

Co-Op Recycling

Leave it in the recycling room, but you must first buy a sticker from Tami in 207A for $10.

City Chipping Events

In partnership with the Lion’s Club, residents are invited to bring their Christmas tree to a chipping event at any one of the locations shown below.

Donations of cash and non-perishable food will be accepted and distributed to local charities.

Tree chippings are taken to the Vancouver Landfill and turned into nutrient-rich compost.


Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7, 10am to 5pm.


  • Kerrisdale Community Ice Rink parking lot
    (5670 E Blvd, north of 41st Ave)
  • Kitsilano Beach parking lot
    (Cornwall Ave and Arbutus St)
  • Sunset Beach upper parking lot
    (Beach Ave and Broughton St)
  • Trout Lake Community Centre parking lot
    (3360 Victoria Drive, south of E 12th Avenue)

Transfer Station

Drop it off at any Vancouver Landfill or Transfer Station.