Brocker.Org: What to do with your Christmas tree: Seacoast towns offer options –


With Christmas 2016 in the rearview mirror, home owners are still left with the sticky problem of figuring out what to do with their Christmas trees, and when.

Luckily, municipalities through the Seacoast can aid resolve some of individuals predicaments for you, as several communities have tree pickup times, or present a place to fall off trees.

But in South Berwick, Boy Scouts Troop 338 features its personal pickup possibility.

On Saturday, Jan. seven, starting off at ten a.m., the troop will patrol the Agamenticus and Old Mill neighborhoods of the town to decide up trees from people.

This is the third 12 months Troop 338 has provided the service, and all they inquire is an optional contribution.

“The service is totally free, but we advise a $5 donation,” stated Scoutmaster Russ Abell. “All of the funds goes to assistance the troop’s summer months functions like scout camp and some of our journey functions.”

Abell stated people exterior of the Agamenticus and Old Mill neighborhoods can also arrange a pickup by contacting him at 603-868-4043.

But people exterior of South Berwick will have to make other arrangements to get rid of their previous Christmas trees.

Listed here is an overview of alternatives some communities are providing people:


The Garrison Metropolis is accepting Christmas trees at the Metropolis Recycling Middle on Mast Road. There is no municipal curbside pickup scheduled.

The Recycling Middle is open up Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from eight:30 a.m. to three:30 p.m.

There are individual piles for authentic and synthetic trees.


Curbside tree pickup will be on normal trash times from Monday-Friday, Jan. 9-13. People can also fall trees off at the transfer station at one hundred Durham Level Road.


Through the next 7 days of January (Jan. 9-13), people can depart trees on the curbside to be gathered on normal trash pickup times.


People can fall off trees at the Transfer Station on Hardardt’s Way.

Hampton will also have a collection day, but it has not but been officially scheduled.


The Portsmouth General public Operates Department would make Christmas tree disposal simple trees are gathered on normal trash times.


The Metropolis of Rochester does not do curbside pickup for trees, but people can provide Christmas trees to the Squander Administration facility at 90 Rochester Neck Road.


Metropolis crews will decide up Christmas trees on Friday, Jan. 6 and Friday, Jan 13.

There is also a fall-off place at the public functions facility on Lilac Lane.

If you have any concerns, phone your community public functions office.