We always get a real tree and as much as I would love to get a “live” tree and plant it. I don’t think they would grow that good in South Florida.
However, we always recycle our tree. Thankfully our town has a vegetation truck that comes by on Thursdays and picks up any greens to recycle. Plus I have seen them give a way free mulch in exchange for a tree.
So we dragged our tree out tonight for the garbage man, well the recycle man! I ran out this morning and got him in action
I found this information on Earth911.
Treecycling is the simple act of recycling your Christmas tree, rather than throwing it away, at the end of the season. By doing so, you extend your Christmas tree’s usability by allowing it to be turned into something else.
Recycled trees are most commonly used for mulch, erosion protection, habitat creation and shoreline stabilization. However, the possibilities don’t end there. Every year communities across the country are finding new ways to use treecycling for private projects, as well.
In addition to the directory, the Treecycle Program has partnered with major retailers such as Walmart and Home Depot as well as many tree farms that support sustainable practices that make their trees environmentally friendly.
Thats’a awesome! You can take your tree to Walmart or Home Depot and they will treecycle for you!
So, do you treecycle?