As Twelfth night draws to a close you may be wondering how to dispose of your Christmas tree.
You can contact Durham County Council until Sunday 8th January to have your Christmas tree collected free of charge.
Telephone Durham County Council on 03000 261 000 or visit their online service at Ask for collection of a real Christmas tree by Sunday 8th January.
You can also take the tree to your local household waste recycle centre. For opening hours visit the council website here.
Garden waste collection
You can also sign up to 2017 garden waste collection services here.