Before tossing that used Christmas tree to the curb, your tree can be put to further use. First, remove all hooks, lights, ornaments, garlands, and decorations. Then choose how to recycle your cut tree. Christmas trees are biodegradable, and can be used in a number of ways to enhance wildlife and our natural environment. Check your local news sources for recycling options in your area.
7 Recycling Ideas for your Christmas Tree
Important note: Trees fed to animals must be free of any chemicals or pesticides.
About the Author:
Deborah Tukua is the editor of Journey to Natural Living, and Ultimate H2O Solutions. She is author of the books, Naturally Sweet Blender Treats: 55 Fresh from the Blender Recipes, and Marketing Strategies for Chiropractic Success, and a longtime writer for the Farmers' Almanac.
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The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, TN
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