We are branching out and encouraging local residents across Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and parts of Gloucester to recycle their real trees through our Christmas Treecycling service. In return for a donation, we'll collect your real Christmas trees for recycling, to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder.
Recycle your Christmas tree and help support our care
This green scheme will raise vital funds so Sue Ryder can continue offering its compassionate palliative care and bereavement support, helping Sue Ryder teams be there when it matters.
For a suggested donation, we will collect real Christmas trees direct from your front door, front garden or driveway and recycle them.
Recycle and reuse to help the environment
Real Christmas trees are 100% recyclable and can be turned into compost or wood chippings that can be spread over local parks, gardens or landscaping projects, so residents who choose to Treecycle will not only be supporting Sue Ryder, but will also be helping reduce landfill.
In 2022, recycled tree chippings were used to lay a pathway through the woodland at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.
Sue Ryder does not make any money from processing the trees, so your donations help us be there when it matters.
Where we'll be collecting
We'll be out and about from Monday 15th January until Friday 19th January 2024 in these postcodes:
GL2 0, GL2 8, GL2 9, GL3 1, GL3 2, GL20 5, GL20 6, GL20 7, GL20 8, GL50, GL51, GL52 and GL53.
Remember to book your tree collection by Tuesday 9th January!
Your trees and location
For all areas, we kindly ask that all decorations are removed and that your tree is not in a pot or stand. We are also unable to collect trees taller than 10ft.
Please register your trees by Tuesday 9th January to ensure we have your details for the collection.
Please make sure that your tree is placed outside by 8am on Monday 15th January and left out until it is collected. This should be up to and including including Friday 19th January 2024. If it has still not been collected by 10pm on that day, please call 01242 246 270 the following morning so that we can collect it on our final sweep.
Fill the end of someone's life with love
Last year, Sue Ryder provided palliative care to thousands of families across the country, including from its Leckhampton Court Hospice. Sue Ryder's bereavement support includes an online community forum, free bereavement counselling service, personalised text support and new Grief Kind Spaces in Cheltenham and Gloucester.
With your kind donations, we'll be able to continue providing support for families in the local community through the toughest times of their lives, making sure that their final moments together are full of love
- £12.50 could pay for half an hour of expert care and help fill another family’s final days with love.
- £25 could help fund an hour of expert care and help fill another family’s final days with love.
- £40 could provide text support to someone struggling to cope with their grief for a year OR £10 every three months could provide text support to someone struggling to cope with their grief for a year.
- £60 could provide one complementary therapy session.
- £65 could pay for one bereavement counselling session, supporting someone who is experiencing grief.
- £100 could help fund four hours of expert care and help fill another family's final days with love.
Join our Treecycling team
If you'd be interested in volunteering your time to help us on the collection routes as part of our Treecycling team, please contact us on 01242 246 270 or firstname.lastname@example.org