Collection points are being set up around St Albans for residents to recycle their unwanted Christmas cards.

St Albans City & District Council has said residents have until the end of January to use the drop off points.

The drop off points in St Albans include the civic centre in St Peter’s Street, Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre in Holywell Hill, Marshalswick Community Centre in The Ridgeway and Jersey Farm Community Centre in St Brelades Place, Jersey Farm.

In Harpenden residents can go to Harpenden Swimming Pool in Leyton Road, Rothamsted Park, or Harpenden Public Halls in Southdown Road.

Other drop-off points around the district include the Memorial Hall, Marford Road in Wheathampstead, St Stephens Parish Centre, Station Road in Bricket Wood and Greenwood Park Community Centre in Tippendell Lane, Chiswell Green.