Thursday, December 30, 2010

About Today: 6 Ways to Recycle a Christmas Tree 12/30/10

From Jen Hubley, your About Today Editor
My husband and I are suckers, which is why we tend to buy the saddest Christmas tree on the lot and decorate it as if it were the White House fir. This makes us feel like we're really getting into the spirit of the season, at least until Christmas passes and our sad little Charlie Brown tree disintegrates in its stand.

6 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree 
At least this makes recycling easier. Pretty much, we just need to sweep the remains into an envelope and mail it to the recycling center. Easy-peasy!
10 Ideas for Recycling Christmas Trees 
If you've got a larger and less waif-like tree, you'll need more than a dust pan to help you dispose of your tree.
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How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in the Garden 
I love the idea of using the tree in the yard somehow, either as compost...
5 Ways to Recycle Christmas Trees for the Birds 
...or as a bird feeder. Depending on how big your tree is, you could feedpterodactyls with that thing. (Please note: Pterodactyls are harder to come by than Christmas trees.)

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