30 Dec '11, 8pm

Green Blog: A Second Chance for Christmas Trees

Fort Macon State Park Boy Scouts dragging trees into the dunes as part of an annual dune-stabilizing effort at Fort Macon State Park in North Carolina. The gifts have long since been opened, the turkey leftovers are gone, and the eggnog has been drunk. For those who purchased real Christmas firs or pines, the tree may be looking a bit droopy or thin. How to dispose of it? Luckily, creative and eco-friendly recycling options abound around the country. With alternatives like turning Christmas kindle into kilowatts and creating fish farms from firs, locally tailored recycling can ensure that the tree keeps on giving after its retirement. In Burlington, Vt., the tree gets turned into actual fuel for heating homes. For the last 20 years, the Joseph C. McNeil Wood and Yard Waste Depot has been organizing an annual Merry Mulch project . “It’s kind of amazing when you see a huge p...

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A Second Chance for Christmas Trees

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Fort Macon State Park Boy Scouts dragging trees into the dunes as part of an annual dune-stabilizing effort at Fort Macon ...

A Second Chance for Christmas Trees

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