Recycled Christmas Trees = Mulch, Dunes, Habitats

Recycled Christmas Trees = Mulch, Dunes, Habitats

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Recycling xmas trees- Jefferson Parish Department Environmental AffairsIt’s one of America’s great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused.

Many are picked up curbside by local garbage collection services and turned into mulch. Some are placed on beaches to shore up dunes and sunk in lakes as fish habitats. They’ve even been milled into lumber for use in building homes.

If you buy a cut Christmas tree this season, please recycle it for its many benefits…

(READ the full AP story at El Paso Inc.)

Photo credit: Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs