Recycled Christmas Trees in Demand


| December 21, 2007


If you are like more than 30 million other folks in North America, you enjoy the Christmas season in the company of a farm-raised tree, but just a few days from now, you’ll want it out of the house. A few days later, you’ll want it out of your yard, too. What do you do with the tree once Christmas is over?

While it might seem convenient to just let the trash collector haul the tree off to the landfill, that’s the last place you want it to go. Recycled or repurposed Christmas trees play a significant role in everything from energy production to creating wildlife habitat and sometimes provide raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry.

To find a tree recycling program near you, visit www.Earth911.org

To learn about the many ways that real Christmas trees are being recycled and reused in communities nationwide, follow the links below.

Links provided by the National Christmas Tree Association, www.ChristmasTree.org





mother earth news fair 2018 schedule

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: April 28-29, 2018
Asheville, NC

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on modern homesteading, animal husbandry, gardening, real food and more!

LEARN MORE



Live The Good Life with GRIT!

Grit JulAug 2016At GRIT, we have a tradition of respecting the land that sustains rural America. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing to GRIT through our automatic renewal savings plan. By paying now with a credit card, you save an additional $6 and get 6 issues of GRIT for only $16.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and send me one year of GRIT for just $22.95!




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter


Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265