A NUMBER of drop off points will be used across the region so real Christmas trees can be recycled.

The drop off points will be in use until January 12 and collected trees will be chipped and used as mulch.

The sites are as follows:

Blackfield - Gang Warily Community centre car park.

Brockenhurst - Brookley Road car park.

Burley - Coach park.

Fordingbridge - A338 slip road car park.

Hythe - New Road car park.

Lymington - St Thomas Street car park and Bath Road car park.

Lyndhurst - Village centre car park.

Milford - Hurst Road car park.

New Milton - Crossmead Avenue car park.

Ringwood - The Furlong car park.

Totton - Westfield car park and Rumbridge Street car park.

Trees should be left without decorations and in designated areas only.

Artificial trees can not be left at any of the drop off points.