05 Jan '12, 6pm

Are Your Christmas Trees REALLY Being Recycled?

Are Your Christmas Trees REALLY Being Recycled?

I was scrolling through Google+ this morning, and saw this post by fellow garden/green blogger Shawna Coronado. Essentially, the story is this: residents were told to place their real Christmas trees on the curb for recycling this week. When Ms. Coronado heard the garbage truck, she watched in dismay as the trash collector put both the trees and the trash in the same truck and drove away. She even managed to snap a quick photo of it. She called Waste Management to ask about how the company dealt with Christmas trees, and was informed that the trucks were supposed to make a separate run later on in the day, solely to collect trees and take them to a facility where they would be chipped and made into mulch. Clearly, this did not happen. I have a feeling this isn't all that uncommon. I've seen our own trash collectors toss our recycling in the same truck as the trash more tha...

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