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A Tree-mendous Gift to Charity!

18 January 2017

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is working in partnership with Glendale Tree Services to remove and recycle over twenty Council Christmas trees. 

100% of the revenue generated from the tree recycling will be donated by  Glendale to the Friends of Cancer Charity at Belfast City Hospital, a centre where Stewart Cameron, co-owner of the company, was previously a patient. The trees will be composted and recycled into woodchip mulch for horticultural use.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Scott commented, “It is fantastic that Glendale Tree Services is working with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council again this year. The Council is always trying to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill and this fantastic initiative has the added benefit of all proceeds going to charity. Altogether, a donation of £1380 will be made to the Friends of Cancer Charity at Belfast City Hospital.”

For more information on the Council’s recycling facilities and what all can be recycled, visit www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/recycling.