Christmas Tree Recycling! TREE COLLECTION AREAS All postcode areas of Stroud District Council Some areas of GL2-4 Some areas of GL7 and GL8 Christmas is just around the corner and that means Christmas trees will soon be commonplace in our homes. During the festive season, we would like you to think of Longfield and let us collect and recycle your real Christmas tree this year. We are collecting trees from around Gloucestershire homes and businesses from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th January 2019 for a donation to the hospice. To register your tree for collection and to check we are collecting in your area please click on the link https://just-helping.org.uk/xmas-trees/ For more information, please see our Questions and Answers Section below. Questions and Answers So what’s it all about?Longfield will collect real Christmas Trees from homes, businesses, schools, pubs and hotels for a donation to the hospice. The average donation last year £10 per tree. What is the cut off date for arranging a collection?On or before 6pm on Sunday 6th January 2019. When will you be collecting my tree? Between 10th-13th January 2019 In which areas are we collecting? All of Stroud District Council Area. Some areas of GL7 and GL8 Some areas of GL2-4 What if my postcode is not on your list?Sorry – we will not be able to collect but we may do next year Where do I need to leave my tree?When registering you will be asked to give us the location of the tree.How do I register?Go to https://just-helping.org.uk/ and follow the instructions – TREES MUST BE REGISTERED FOR COLLECTION ON OR BEFORE 6 JANUARY 2019 at 6pm. I don’t want to/can’t register on line, can I do this any other way?We can take your details over the telephone on 01453 886868 or by visiting Longfield up to 4pm on Friday 4th January 2019 Please tell us if you are a tax payer – we can claim Gift Aid on your donation But won’t people use the recycling bins provided by the Council?Stroud District Council will not provide any bins in areas where we are collecting. Please see the SDC web site for more details. You’ve forgotten to collect my tree!Don’t worry – we plan to do a ‘mop up’ on Wednesday 16th January of any trees we missed or you have forgotten to put out for collection.If we have attempted to collect your tree on two separate occasions but have been unsuccessful then unfortunately we will not collect and it will be your responsibility to dispose of your tree yourself as this campaign is run by volunteers. How many trees will you recycle?Our target is 1000!! Who is supporting us?