29 Dec '11, 1pm

Old Christmas Trees Protect Marine Life

Old Christmas Trees Protect Marine Life

Riverside County in Southern California will be recycling many of its old Christmas trees into protective habitat for juvenile fish this winter. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Find your local recycling solution for Christmas trees When residents in Riverside County, Calif., drop off their Christmas trees for recycling this year, they’ll not only be saving space in the landfill; they’ll also be helping marine life. The waste management department for the county, which lies east of Los Angeles, has teamed up with the California Department of Fish and Game to turn old conifers into a new home for local fish, the Press-Enterprise reported. Residents are encouraged to drop off their Christmas trees at the local Badlands and Lamb Canyon landfill, where the Department of Fish and Game will collect the trees and use them in local lakes and waterways to create habitat that protects small...

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